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  • I did this with Win32::ASP, one of my first modules. I got a nice letter from Andreas correcting my usage of version numbers. I suspect he doesn't have time to mail everyone though.

    Basically, perl (or rather treats them as real numbers, not "minor.major", as I was used to. So you probably want x.10, even though CPAN thinks x.9 is newer.
  • Also... (Score:3, Insightful)

    It's nice to email the author about this, as merlyn has done -- a couple times! -- for me. Point them here [] if they need to use better methods for creating versions from CVS revision tags.