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Re: Reinvent a broken wheel?

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Jul 07, 2003 at 18:10 UTC ( #272051=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reinvent a broken wheel?

Maybe it's more fun, but I think it might be better real-world experience to fix code that sorta works. I'd personally rather there be one good module on the CPAN than several halfway-working modules.

That's just me, though, so do what you think best. Please write lots of tests, though, so at least your module is more maintainable.

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Re: Re: Reinvent a broken wheel?
by nysus (Vicar) on Jul 07, 2003 at 18:18 UTC
    Hmmm, it just occured to me that maybe I could go down both paths. First I'll finish my module from scratch for my own good. Then I could approach the fellows who wrote the original and I'll have something to show them.

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