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Re: CPAN Author Struggle: Am I a jerk?

by jdporter (Canon)
on Sep 20, 2007 at 15:20 UTC ( #640156=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to CPAN Author Struggle: Am I a jerk? (unter-jerk)

Based on the posted email exchange, I wouldn't say either one of you is being a jerk... but you're in danger of being a jerk if you continue to insist that Ivan change his module as you desire.
Ivan wrote:

This module is for verifying _real world_ *credit cards*. It is *NOT* a pedantic implementation of the ISO 7812 standard, a general-purpose LUHN implementation, or intended for use with "creditcard-like account numbers".
That's it. Let it go.

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[1nickt]: choroba Is it a safe assumption that if there is a threaded perl then the user will want to use Thread::Queue?
[hippo]: Why not?
[1nickt]: That's good! I suppose the cpanfile would be the same however the app distro is structured ...
[1nickt]: hippo no reason why not other than wanting to check an assumption :-)
[hippo]: For a self-contained application which can therefore ensure thread safety it seems like a sensible approach.

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