npm, PyPi overtake CPAN

Aaron Trevena aaron.trevena at
Fri May 24 06:18:26 BST 2013

On 24 May 2013 05:43, Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at> wrote:
> On 24 May 2013 01:31, Paul Makepeace <paulm at> wrote:
>> ... with Rubygems screaming ahead since overtaking CPAN a couple of years
>> ago. And the hugeness of Maven Central.
> I had a deeper look at thisin a bit more depth before I got snowed
> under at work

A couple of things worth mentioning are firstly that several issues
mentioned in that blog and elsewhere are being addressed
and also if you look at rubygems uploads it's an astonishingly high
proportion of undocumented version 0.001 abandonware.


Aaron J Trevena, BSc Hons
LAMP System Integration, Development and Consulting

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