Perl/CPAN v. Ruby ?
tom at jerakeen.org
Thu Mar 9 17:04:33 GMT 2006
Peter Corlett wrote:
> Brian Wisti <brianwisti at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> [...] Rubygems is a packaging system. You'll be downloading and installing
>> "gem files" into their own special location. Your opinion of this will
>> probably depend a lot on your opinion of specialized packaging systems.
> This is possibly the single most annoying thing about CPAN, next to the fact
> that there's no quality control nor any pointers to what's actually useful,
> and the search facility is a joke.
> For a language that is supposedly excellent at text processing, you would
> expect the search to be a lot better.
I use the search linked from
http://log.perl.org/2005/10/new_search_engi.html which is lovely, and
does the Right Thing about PAUSE permissions, too.
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