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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I should probably add email validation to CPAN::Reporter. This wouldn't catch "nospam@dontspamme.com" but would at least ensure a valid RFC format. Do people think that's useful or is this pointless?

    If pointless, what would we need to have it be relevant? Send a test message and see if the MX accepts it? That's going to be a pain to do reliably because of firewalls. Just check that there is an MX for the given domain? Is that enough?

    And which CPAN modules are back-compatible enough to add as a pre

    • Unfortunately, hlagh@hlagh and hlagh@hlagh.hlagh are perfectly legal according to the relevant RFCs. Some form of registration system would work to fix this, and would also presumably be part of the shiny HTTP future and so reduce the mail load on perl.org. But it would also form a barrier to entry for those who just submit test results for the small number of modules they need for their own use