|go ahead... be a heretic
Re^4: Five Features Perl 5 Needs Nowby xdg (Monsignor)
|on Dec 22, 2008 at 01:25 UTC
the compiler that's used for the most spread Windows distribution of perl is not free
And just because PPM is useful on Windows doesn't mean it can't be used elsewhere to avoid build/test/install. I'm not saying one should, but I'm clarifying chromatic's point that the standard CPAN build/test/install cycle is kludgy and PPM is one example of an alternative.
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