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  • The public discussion period for CPAN Meta Spec Proposals is now closed. I would like thank everyone who contributed proposals, feedback and patches. We received 34 proposals, which resulted in over ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:42 pm
    Nov 3, 2009 at 2:07 am
  • When I set out the timeline for revisions to the CPAN Meta Spec, I was anticipating closing the public comments at the end of October and finalizing the spec at the end of November. Fortunately for ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Nov 22, 2009 at 4:20 pm
    Nov 22, 2009 at 4:20 pm
  • To get things into 5.12, we have to make a decision about the cpan(1) script pretty soon so it gets into CPAN.pm in time to get into 5.12. I recently changed the way I develop the cpan(1) script. I ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Nov 20, 2009 at 10:47 pm
    Nov 20, 2009 at 10:47 pm
  • I concur with Tim Bunce, META.yml is a bad place for describing language. -1 Adam K
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm
  • Opposed until someone can demonstrate working dependency algorithms that take this into account. -1 Adam K
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:47 pm
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:47 pm
  • A quick comment on this one, before work begins on implementing it. This proposal involves the creation of 8+ new dependency types, none of which have been discussed in detail as far as I can tell. ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm
  • This seems weird logic to me. Adding it without 8 involves adding 1 extra category. Adding it WITH 8 involves adding 3 extra categories (requires, recommends and prefers). Your logic is backwards I ...
    Adam KennedyAdam Kennedy
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm
    Nov 2, 2009 at 10:46 pm
  • I've started a branch to bring together proposals for 07, 08, 09, 12, 15 & 21. http://github.com/dagolden/cpan-meta-spec/tree/prereq-omnibus This still has some stubs for some sections and needs more ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Nov 2, 2009 at 6:20 am
    Nov 2, 2009 at 6:20 am
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