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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • If you don't like Gravatars or CPAN Search, you don't have to participate. But, not only that, you can write your own. OF course, when you start that, you'll realize why the guy is asking for $10. Also, if Graham wants to spend his time doing other things and doesn't want to make his site open source, who cares? It's his project and he can do whatever he likes with it. You can start you're own project that meets your own non-technical. sociological, and political goals and do whatever you like with it.

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    • I agree with much of what you said, but I think one of Earle's points you didn't address is:

      Before we start adding new stuff, can't we get our own house in order first?

      • cpanratings.perl.org ratings.cpan.org
      • cpanforum.com forum.cpan.org
      • annocpan.org annotate.cpan.org

      This didn't really have to do with gravatars, but I think it would help show the cohesiveness of the Perl community to outsiders if it did happen. Why wouldn't the community want that?

      I understand that it would create work for Graham to change the links from cpanforum and annocpan to forum.cpan.org and annotate.cpan.org. Maybe he doesn't want to do it and that's fine. But I think Earle was just bringing up the