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Re: New Ideas for Modules

by EvanCarroll (Chaplain)
on Oct 16, 2009 at 04:32 UTC ( #801496=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to New Ideas for Modules

I would highly suggest you take on the daunting task of rewriting crappy code on CPAN, rather than trying to fill a niche that isn't yet filled. It is easier to find bad code, than to find a legitimate niche that you know enough about to fill. Rewrite any CORE module with modern practices, some good examples of code that needs rewriting is URI, or HTML::Element. Those modules are essential and the code base is a total mess.

Evan Carroll
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