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I am not allowed to install modules sitewide

Fine, so install them locally! Perl doesn't care whether you have installed modules locally or sitewide, they'll work just the same. In fact, you can even set up your own version of Perl to make sure that all your module versions are controlled by you, locally, and not your OS or your site's administrator.

All very well for scripts that only you use, but if you're a corporate hack and your tools have to be rolled out to production machines...they ain't gonna work there.

And corporate shops have rules for a reason. And what you're advocating would in many places be seen as grounds for not just dismissal, but prosecution.


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In reply to Re: Top Seven (Bad) Reasons Not To Use Modules by BrowserUk
in thread Top Seven (Bad) Reasons Not To Use Modules by bellaire

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