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  • I'm writing up my notes from an extensive IRC conversation with Jesse Vincent. I offered to post it to cpan-workers for feedback. He and I agree that there are significant benefits to the community ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Apr 13, 2010 at 5:48 pm
    Apr 16, 2010 at 6:57 am
  • Elliot just alerted me to this bit of the v2 spec. http://search.cpan.org/~dagolden/CPAN-Meta-2.101091/lib/CPAN/Meta/Spec.pm#Version_Formats Dotted-integer versions "All components after the first ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Apr 19, 2010 at 11:59 am
    Apr 21, 2010 at 12:42 pm
  • http://search.cpan.org/~dagolden/CPAN-Meta-2.101091/lib/CPAN/Meta/Spec.pm#Comparing_Version_Numbers is an insufficient description about how to compare version numbers. The spec should not depend on ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Apr 19, 2010 at 12:38 pm
    Apr 20, 2010 at 12:27 am
  • so don't. How much reengineering would be needed to keep CPAN in a database instead of a file system?
    David NicolDavid Nicol
    Apr 1, 2010 at 4:39 am
    Apr 5, 2010 at 4:24 pm
  • Random thoughts... * If you squint a little you can view git as a database with excellent replication support. * cpanminus already supports installing from a git repo. * For backwards compatibility a ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Apr 1, 2010 at 2:50 pm
    Apr 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm
  • I know this is a contentious issue but, with all dure respect, I disagree. I believe that's a short-sighted viewpoint that has some value in the short term but is likely to lead us to make decisions ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Apr 15, 2010 at 10:23 pm
    Apr 16, 2010 at 1:56 am
  • # from David Nicol (on module-authors) on Sunday 18 April 2010 13:14: This prompted me to dust off an old unfinished thread: It seems like there should be some way to say e.g. "install bin/ack" or ...
    Eric WilhelmEric Wilhelm
    Apr 19, 2010 at 6:15 am
    Apr 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm
  • I've gone ahead and patched up a copy of the spec to resolve the version issues I've been going on about (David, I wouldn't expect you to do the work after you've just did all the work to mint the ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Apr 21, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    Apr 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm
  • Dear CPAN authors: It is with great pleasure that we present you with the release of the CPAN Meta Spec version 2. http://search.cpan.org/perldoc?CPAN::Meta::Spec This document specifies the format ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Apr 19, 2010 at 10:55 am
    Apr 19, 2010 at 10:55 am
  • Umm, yes. That needs fixing. For distributions that contain unauthorised modules I think the cpan-git-mirror code should take the 'strict' approach: ignore the distro until the permissions have been ...
    Tim BunceTim Bunce
    Apr 3, 2010 at 12:44 pm
    Apr 3, 2010 at 12:44 pm
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