In the past I've always used LWP::Simple when I've needed to fetch something from a web server or pass some information by way of the query string. Basically anytime I've not needed the full power of LWP::UserAgent.
Only recently I learnt of HTTP::Tiny which appears to do more than LWP::Simple including being able to set the User Agent string and supporting mirrors. It is also core.
This would make me think that I should drop using LWP::Simple and start using HTTP::Tiny instead. However, on my laptop which has both modules installed, CPAN uses LWP::Simple whereas on the Raspberry Pi, CPAN uses HTTP::Tiny. Given the choice CPAN makes, implies that LWP::Simple is somehow better...
Are there any advantages for making simple web requests of using one over the other or does it come down to personal preference?