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The pressure exerted by a user base towards Feeping Creaturism can be intense. For an example, see the CPAN reviews for List Util.

Users have supplied some very sophisticated patches for a contribution of mine to the "simple modules" group, Sort::External. I wrote the Sort::External::Cookbook rather than integrate one of them. It can be challenging to balance showing appreciation for people's contributions with the need to keep a module's interface streamlined and its documentation brief.

For Ovid and me and everyone else to "have simple modules", first they have to be written, and then they have to stay simple after they're written. I'd like to raise a pint to Graham Barr for keeping List::Util uncluttered.

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Marvin Humphrey
Rectangular Research ― http://www.rectangular.com

In reply to Re: Can I please have *simple* modules? by creamygoodness
in thread Can I please have *simple* modules? by Ovid

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