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Re^2: Module for working with IP Addresses and Ranges

by ait (Friar)
on Oct 22, 2010 at 21:47 UTC ( #866882=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Module for working with IP Addresses and Ranges
in thread Module for working with IP Addresses and Ranges

Thanks for tip on CIDR.
Not sure on how you're judging suckage, but...

Interesting you highlighted that part of my post. I know that criticism is not very popular, so shoot me me. Maybe it's just me but it's my impression that the "IP" related modules need some revision/cleanup, at least when compared to other similar parts of the CPAN (example: HTTP:x modules). Again, it may very well be an incorrect perception but in these IP modules I noticed: namespace scattering/pollution on all the "IP", "NetAddr", "Net", etc... is really confusing. Several modules seemed to do the same thing, a lot of wheel re-invention IMO, some are poorly or carelessly documented, and several other things.

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[Eily]: and this time you didn't get "but the OP only asked for a solution with sed, grep, awk, bash, tail and cat"
[choroba]: When I get that, I usually just reply "Good luck" and move on.
[marto]: I'm sure it's only going to be a matter of hours before someone adds that comment
[marto]: or closes the question because it's a almost the same as one someone else asked, years ago...
[marto]: snackoverflow gamification of editorial powers for the win :/
marto should register snarkoverflow
[marto]: nothing to see here people, go about your daily business :P

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