cpan you have to see

Richard Foley richard.foley at
Wed Dec 12 13:38:06 GMT 2012

I'm sure Uri's point was meant in jovial (xmas?) spirit, and who's to say it's
not a joke, and how serious do we take all of this, in any case ?-)

On the topic of a CPAN filter: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

And, finally, that's a good suggestion, Anthony. I've Cc'd him, (perlook),
here, thinking Alexej might read this mail and investigate further.


Richard Foley

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:55:12PM +0000, Anthony Lucas wrote:
> > On 12 Dec 2012, at 12:12, Leon Brocard <acme at> wrote:
> >
> > I congratulate Alexej on joining the CPAN authors club. Instead of making fun
> > of him on a mailing list why not engage with him and help him improve?
> >
> No one is really making fun of him. I just don't see the point in
> pretending not to be amused. I think everyone saw the direction this
> thread could have gone. I just hoped that we were able to honestly
> converse about it, instead of shying away from the conversation.
> That's also the reason I'm assuming Uri posted it.
> Surely there should be interesting conversations about such an
> interesting...assortment of modules.
> O
> n 12 December 2012 12:19, Pedro Figueiredo <me at> wrote:
> >
> > I concur, imagine he picked up a Perl book yesterday and decided to try this thing out? And imagine he's signed up for this list, or googles is CPAN handle...
> >
> In case he does read this, please log on to #perl on freenode. I'm
> sure there will be many of us willing to help break it down and
> explain what is wrong.

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