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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • "... but it won't run on Perl 5.005!"

    People who do stupid things often die. Companies who do stupid things should have the grace to die messily and publicly so that we can mock them.

    • That's only an argument for CPAN modules :)

      And even I'm at the point where I think we probably should be shifting the goal post to 5.6.1 now...
      • That's only an argument for CPAN modules :)

        I consider it an argument against backporting in general. If you want to use community-developed software for free, fine. If you want free community support for that project, you should have the decency to stay up to date with the current version of that software as far as possible (or the latitude in your business plan to rely on the good fortune of finding a sucker -- I mean volunteer -- to do your dirty work for you).

        It's way past time free software stopped sucking up to leeches.