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  • The CPAN::Shell shell asks the absolute minimum questions. Most of what it comes up with can simply be processed by hitting return a few times. And "least ping time" is not a good way to choose a mirror. Etc.
    • Randal L. Schwartz
    • Stonehenge
    • What's easier, hitting Enter or not hitting Enter?

      As long as there's a way for experts or people who need to do advanced things to do advanced things (without editing XML by hand or using gconf, which is the next worst thing), what's the problem?

    • Okay, maybe this post would have been more justified with a little context:

      This idea came from someone else's suggestion of uploading a module that would package/include other distributions with it. The reason for doing this was because people weren't using CPAN [correctly] once they installed the main program. I thought, Well, instead of creating a distribution with a pile of other distributions in it, why not solve those people's issues with using CPAN instead?

      As for the pings, I was reminded of Gentoo'
      qw(Ian Langworth)