[Catalyst] OT: Use the CPAN, Luke?

Jonathan Rockway jon at jrock.us
Mon Dec 1 00:10:22 GMT 2008

* On Sun, Nov 30 2008, Toby Corkindale wrote:
> If the automated install fails, people are likely to say "bah, this
> Perl thing sucks, let's go for that similar app written in
> PHP/Java/Ruby instead - at least it's simple to install!"

Why do you care about what other people do?  If these people can't even
install a CPAN module, it's unlikely that they were going to become
active contributors.

> PAR goes a little way to solving this, but then one needs to
> distribute multiple versions for all the platforms you support, and
> hope they have a decent PAR version too. (Again, Debian stable has
> issues.)

This says more about Debian than PAR.

print just => another => perl => hacker => if $,=$"

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