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Re^6: Losing faith in CPAN - unresponsive module authors (ownership--)

by Arunbear (Parson)
on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:13 UTC ( #710573=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: Losing faith in CPAN - unresponsive module authors (ownership--)
in thread Losing faith in CPAN - unresponsive module authors

I've just had a look at the PAUSE user interface in regard to giving out module permissions, and I can confirm tye's finding that
  • as a primary maintainer I can create co-maintainers but not new primary maintainers.
  • as a co-maintainer all I can do is give up co-maintainership. In particular I can't create new co-maintainers.
But you say
PAUSE certainly supports more than one person being able to give out permissions to a module.
Are you saying it can be done, but not via the user interface?

Would you accept a patch that would allow e.g. co-maintainers to create other co-maintainers?

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[Lady_Aleena]: Hello everyone. I'm having a blonde moment. I can push an array to an array, right? push @to_array, @another_array;
[shmem]: of course
[shmem]: the members of @another_array are conflated to @array
[shmem]: try it out:
[Lady_Aleena]: shmem, thanks. I'm am way out of practice.
[shmem]: perl -lE '@foo = (0..3);@bar = (4..7); push @foo,@bar; say for @foo'
[Lady_Aleena]: shmem, I feel like an idiot for forgetting something so basic.
shmem puts a big cauldron of "silly con charme" on the table in the refectorium

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