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  • Joel Berger commented on CPAN Day - 317 Uploads and 21 Guns

    Spectacular effort sir!

  • confuseAcat commented on CPAN Day - start your engines!

    Seems somebody fixed this very soon after my complaint there.

  • Honore de Baka commented on CPAN Day - 317 Uploads and 21 Guns

    Disclaimer : What's coming next is a rant. You're free to call me a troll, or simply ignore me on the basis that I have no contributions on CPAN and that non-contributors just have the right to shut up. But as CPAN day passed and I often refreshed MetaCPAN's recent page and looked at the changelogs, I couldn't help but feel appalled by the 'quality' of some releases.

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    What's even more spectacular is that in those 24 hours and with 317 releases, your fancy new relea…

  • grt@opendevnet commented on CPAN Day - 317 Uploads and 21 Guns

    @Honore - I'm pretty sure Ingy was not trying to "win" CPAN day. If anything he's shown that with the right workflow, automation and tools - vim + git or some VCS + bash (!?) - committing changes and updates to CPAN can be done on a what approaches massive scale. That could be useful for a private archive (c.f. Pinto) or the "mother ship" canonical CPAN itself. So to me, even though some of the changes were "staged" (literally and figuratively), this auto-Ingy-ification was still a useful demonstration of the power of CPAN and perl ... errm and bash :-D

    But mostly I'm impressed becau…

  • Ingy döt Net commented on CPAN Day - 317 Uploads and 21 Guns

    Like I said, this was all just good fun to celebrate CPAN Day.

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