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Re^2: propose updating node about linking to cpan modules

by GrandFather (Sage)
on Apr 19, 2014 at 03:48 UTC ( #1082856=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: propose updating node about linking to cpan modules
in thread propose updating node about linking to cpan modules

The mod:// variant is useful if you a talking about a specific module (bug, detail of use, example, etc.) and the cpan:// variant is useful when exploring solutions to a problem where there may be more than one applicable module.

I've used both variants, but use mod:// much more than cpan://. I think cpan:// is generally over used because it provides a link that is almost always at least one step away from the page of interest to the audience for the link.

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