Commented on The Four Major Problems with CPAN
@brian d foy said: > I am constantly and consistently surprised about how many > people do not first try to work with existing projects. For me, GitHub has been the single biggest factor in lowering the barriers to entry...
Buddy Burden commented on
The Four Major Problems with CPAN
Yet Another Problem with the ideas (not that I wish to discourage you--definitely keep pursuing these ideas, as they're much needed--but just to make sure you're thinking of all the issues) is that, while sometimes there is a "right" and a "wrong" module, sometimes there isn't. That is, sometimes there are two modules that both do the job and there just isn't a clear reason to prefer one over the other. Perhaps one is OO and the other isn't. Perhaps one has more features but the other has a simpler interface. Perhaps one works well for A but not at all for B, while the other…
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