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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • A few years ago there was a project called P5EE [] which attempted to do something like this. It didn't really work out and more than a few people were emotionally scarred by the experience :-)

    Many of us still flinch when we hear the term "P5EE".

    • *chuckle* I did find it in the research for the blog (currently just duplicating entries across from the Blogger version of this blog), and... yeah. Um... Interesting. :)
      The Perl Enterprise -
  • Why isn't there a 'Perl Enterprise Edition'?

    Because making one is dull enough, and maintaining it doubly so. It's real work, and neither something fun that people do in their own time, nor something non-mission critical that is easy and acceptable to publish on company time.

    Whereas Sun pay a lot of engineers, tech writers etc to work full time on all things Java.

    Given that Perl isn't bankrolled by a certification scheme, a Perl Enterprise Edition would have to be a product, and a saleable product at tha