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Module reviews are beneficial

by zby (Vicar)
on May 04, 2004 at 10:32 UTC ( #350283=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Blatant security problem in certain CPAN module installs

I've tried to write about that problem in the CPAN reviews of those modules - but it seems that those modules are removed from CPAN. Is that a result of this discussion?

By the way I'd like to encourage people to write more reviews on CPAN and report such problems there. It is not very flexible mechanism - but it is the most central and most people searching for the module will see it (if only they click on the bottom not the upper link on the CPAN search engine). There was started a wiki for module reviews and I believe this would be an ideal way of discussing them - but unfortunately after Iain Truskett died it seems to be discontinued.

2004-05-05 Edit by jdporter: Changed title from 'Reviews'

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Re: Module reviews are beneficial
by runrig (Abbot) on May 04, 2004 at 23:56 UTC

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choroba still has one more.
[Corion]: I have Thursday and Friday off, so then I might get to converting the rough outlines to more articles ;)
[Corion]: But currently, most of the modules are web-related and I don't like to publish two web articles in a row
[Corion]: Maybe I should do the Filter::Simple release on the next weeked - this would give me one more article to milk from this theme

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