Test::Harness 2.99 again
Michael G Schwern
schwern at pobox.com
Mon Sep 3 10:11:14 BST 2007
> Andy (Armstrong), aside from the fact that we now know that it fails
> miserably on VMS, do you know of any show stoppers or potential
> (The only reason I mention "potential embarrassments" is that CPANPLUS
> and Module::Build have left such a bad taste in many people's mouths
> that I would like to limit the impact of the first alpha. We screw
> this up and I worry that there are many programmers who will refuse to
> get over their initial impression. Luddites on the cutting edge. How
> ironic. It's a silly concern, I know :)
Dude, its an alpha. The whole point of an alpha is to toss something out that
you're not sure works to get other people to beat on it! Wringing your hands
over perception issues defeats the point.
Don't worry about it so much. If its not in the CPAN index folks don't even
know it exists.
And folks don't beat on CPANPLUS and Module::Build because they messed up an
The interface should be as clean as newly fallen snow and its behavior
as explicit as Japanese eel porn.
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