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Re: CPAN - As Seen From Space!

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 16, 2011 at 08:28 UTC ( #943903=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to CPAN - As Seen From Space!

Say, how are the (jagged) edges are determined? Or, why is each & every region not a rectangle?

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Re^2: CPAN - As Seen From Space!
by grantm (Parson) on Dec 16, 2011 at 09:26 UTC
    If you click on the "need more help?" link it explains that the CPAN distributions are laid out along a Hilbert Curve. The resulting shapes are dictated by where along the curve one namespace ends and another begins.

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