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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by grantm (164) on 2003.11.07 14:59 (#25594) Homepage Journal

    Although the core Perl distribution hasn't required many releases recently, some of the bundled CPAN modules could really do with an update.

    Given that the majority of windows boxes don't have a compiler installed, bundling CPAN modules is a significant part of ActiveState's 'value add'. That value diminishes however the longer they continue to ship old versions.