from today's Chatterbox (quoted by permisson):
Lexicon just noticed that Perlmonk's perlman library is from Perl 5.00
Isn't it time to update that?
<Lexicon> For instance, I can't link to a use warnings; manpage.
<Vynce> i think perlmonks should keep documentation for each version a
<Vynce> ideally, separarted so you can visit perlman:perlre:v56 or v4
<Vynce> then you could have a user setting "preferred version" and it
you want your version's perlman unless you specify otherwise.
<Lexicon> That would be optimal, but if we're only going to have one,
+it should be the latest.
<Vynce> luckily for vroom, i can't think of an intelligent way to expl
+ain what i want. (:
i think Lexicon is right; updating the perlman pages would be good. but i would like to keep old versions of manpages around for those using old versions of perl, and i think this would be a good way to do what everybody wants.
thoughts? vroom, is this possible? also, i think the translation engine that was turning perlman pages into nodes needs a little work; i often see silly wrong things like [ instead of [.
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