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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • If I had a nickle (Score:4, Insightful)

    by hfb (74) on 2003.10.08 8:44 (#24724) Homepage Journal

    for every whiner on IRC or in email who demanded to know why search.cpan was down for the past 4 years I'd be rich by now. Or the nearly incessant backbiting that makes my experience in a bitchy all girl's school pale by comparison. It's nice to see someone else truly understand the source of the bitterness in "No good deed shall go unpunished" in the perl community. It's far easier and far less of a hassle to just sit on your ass and keep a low profile since few are confrontational enough to peg those who don't do anything at all, instead only the ones who have too much to do already or find their interest in masochism is on the wane.

    With regard to the DNS, email Ask as both of the DNS servers are in the develooper domain and I know he has been having problems with that DNS host in the past week or so, e.g. www.cpan.org pointed at a host in denmark for a few hours recently. No big deal, no drama, no corpses and no billions of lost revenue. Go drink a few beers instead of worrying about it :)