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Re^3: Responsibilities of a module author

by itub (Priest)
on Nov 24, 2005 at 14:20 UTC ( #511438=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Responsibilities of a module author
in thread Responsibilities of a module author

It is "core" because it comes with the perl distribution. People tend to (sometimes mistakedly, I have found!) trust those modules as more stable and reliable than the modules that are only found on CPAN. Why is it in the core if shouldn't be used in production? I don't know, but my guess is that it was a response to all the people who complain that Perl doesn't have a switch statement.
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Re^4: Responsibilities of a module author
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 26, 2005 at 12:20 UTC
    Its a mistake that Switch is in core, but once in core, always in core.

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