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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Actually, I don't think you get it :)

    You're not diversifying. You're un-difersivify. ActiveState was diversity. It was a different source for Perl and for modules. Now you've made Perl come from the same source everyone else uses and download modules from the same source that everyone else uses.

    I think it's that diversity which hurt Perl for a long time on Windows. Instead of having Srawberry Perl ten years ago, we let ActiveState have that domain. With ActiveState, no one had any incentive to work that har
    • I hereby note that Strawberry supports CPAN, direct tarball installation via pip, PPM modules/repositories, PAR archives, and the .P5I install scripts, both locally and from URIs.

      Instead of just PPMs from a single repository.

      Voila, diversity :)
      • I haven't tried pip, although I have used Strawbs.

        Direct installation from CPAN is a great relief, because without it I was thinking of donating to you $1000 for a build farm and pre-compiled repository, and now you're 'saved' me the money!

        As for the command line app, instead of cpan, we're surely call it peter.pan, except neither of our names is Peter :-O.