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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
POD has hardly changed during the last 2 decades as well, right?

POD didn't even exist 2 decades ago. In fact, POD is less than a decade old, it came with perl5. And, given what's going to happen with perl6, I wouldn't want to bet money on "POD will not change the next decade".

Besides, all POD tools are written in Perl. Having to install a dinosaur like Perl just to be able to deal with general documentation doesn't rock - it sucks. It's hardly any worse than requiring people to install Word or some other tool that reads Word format.

Abigail


In reply to Re: POD as a general documentation system by Abigail-II
in thread POD as a general documentation system by robartes

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