October 2018 Archives

File::Slurp new version

There's a new version of File::Slurp on CPAN.

It looks like a lot of bugs are getting fixed.

Unicode::Properties slated for removal

I'm planning to remove the module Unicode::Properties from CPAN. The reason to remove the module is that it is outdated (the code is from 2008), the module uses a faulty methodology to get the properties, and it is unreasonable to maintain in its current form. Currently the module has no stars on metacpan, has no reviews or reverse dependencies, and the only user feedback I have received, from Tom Christiansen was to tell me that the module wasn't good enough for his purposes (see module doc), so I assume it is unused.

If you are a user of this module, please let me know. If you want …

About Ben Bullock

user-pic Perl user since about 2006, I have also released some CPAN modules.