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Re: perldoc.pl - An alternative to perldoc.perl.org

by jdporter (Chancellor)
on Jul 05, 2018 at 16:02 UTC ( #1217961=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to perldoc.pl - An alternative to perldoc.perl.org

http://perldoc.perl.org has had some issues for many years.

I'm curious about what those may be. I also wonder what, if any, issues perldoc.pl might have. That is: would switching to the latter be a clear and definite improvement for us?

I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,000 zombies.
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Re^2: perldoc.pl - An alternative to perldoc.perl.org
by marto (Cardinal) on Jul 18, 2018 at 13:35 UTC

    Since perldoc.perl.org seems to be drifting I've asked the question of the webmasters if there is any merit recommending/adopting perldoc.pl.

Re^2: perldoc.pl - An alternative to perldoc.perl.org
by marto (Cardinal) on Jul 05, 2018 at 17:04 UTC

    The main issue I looked at (way back) was the fact that the module list did not match the version of perl. Many more modules were missing. I was unable to replicate the issue locally, perhaps it's an environment problem. https://github.com/jonallen/perldoc.perl.org/issues has some other issues.

Re^2: perldoc.pl - An alternative to perldoc.perl.org
by marto (Cardinal) on Jul 20, 2018 at 10:53 UTC

    For reference, I've had a response to say that the maintainers of perldoc.perl.org are working on some updates.

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