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On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 12:14:36AM +1300, Kent Fredric wrote:
On 28 February 2016 at 00:06, Peter Rabbitson wrote:
<ribasushi> perhaps rethinking "Meta for end-user install purposes" and
"Meta for meta" would solve most of the recent repeated breakages by "oh
downstream doesn't like this new thingymagic"
I've been frustrated by this myself, the large amounts of auxilliary
data just makes decoding the META needlessly complicated.
Does it? Absent bugs in the decoder, the extra data is just hash keys
that you don't bother looking at. If you're not interested in, for
example, knowing that Moose provides Class::MOP, don't look at the
'provides' hash key.

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