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Re: Help update the Phalanx 100

by gmpassos (Priest)
on Dec 23, 2004 at 15:28 UTC ( [id://417123] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Help update the Phalanx 100

I think that this list of 100 modules should be generated by voting and not by a log. Important is not to help the modules that are already in use, but get modules that can bring new resources and possibilities for Perl.

For example, the module wxPerl brings a new world to Perl and really should be in the list, but the log won't show that because the main point where the users get this module is from binaries at SourceForge, since is a module that need to much things to compile our won binaries.

Also we have a lot of new modules that are very interesting and should be in the list, or CORE modules that are not downloaded, like threads, that are not 100% yet.

Graciliano M. P.
"Creativity is the expression of liberty".

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Re^2: Help update the Phalanx 100
by petdance (Parson) on Dec 23, 2004 at 15:42 UTC
    The goal of Phalanx is to have the most commonly used modules on CPAN have a good, solid test suite so that these 100 modules can be used as the test bed for Ponie when it comes around. Ponie's going to need a lot of test material to run against. If DBI doesn't run on Ponie, then Ponie is broken.

    Your reasons make sense, but don't match the purpose behind Phalanx.