Gentlemen, a call to arms!

chromatic chromatic at
Thu Oct 12 19:50:09 BST 2006

On Thursday 12 October 2006 04:18, Paul Makepeace wrote:

> I wonder if there's some scope for a module author to have other
> highly dependent modules/applications register themselves as
> interested parties who/that would appreciate builds of their
> modules/applications to be tested before said module is released. You
> could even do this automatically by keeping stats on CPAN downloads
> and looking at the dependency graph. "Ah, there's this enormous app
> that requires my module, perhaps I should try building $enormous_app
> before I ship my latest & greatest."

Bleh.  I'm happy to *notify* developers who use my code (especially if it's 
easy), but I don't want to get in to waiting for everyone to upgrade and test 
before I can release something.

Note that I also only support versions of Perl released this millennium, for 
similar reasons.

-- c

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