Forgot to sign in? (Will every Monk please keep things &rsquou;round here “strictly business” and just skip the jabs and downvotes? They get wearisome.) Anyway ... it was a serious question/comment.
Stop complaining about the downvotes, and improve the quality of your posts -- spend less time formatting your italics, and more time writing clear coherent and on topic responses
... the notion that CGI should be dropped because it is unfashionable ...
That isn't an argument for or against keeping CGI.pm in the core --- CPAN modules use CGI.pm, fantastic, CGI.pm is on CPAN, they can still use it