When I tried to install Acme::Lingua::Pirate::Perl
recently, I discovered that it did not contain the traditional Makefile.PL
needed by CPAN
. After writing Earle Martin
to request compliance with most of the Perl world, here's the response I got:
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 08:38:39AM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> Your code is not installable from CPAN.pm, which is still the primar
> means of CPAN installation for the majority of Perl users.
See this? --> .
That's the smallest violin in the world, and I'm playing it just for y
I suggest you email him at http://downlode.org/email.html
and let him know politely
that it's not just me who wants CPAN.pm compatibility, and also that this was a non-responsive answer.
-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
janitored by ybiC: tweaked E.Martin email address from mailto: link to URL of his 'mailto" web page.