Is this somehow wrong?
I'd qualify it as a waste of effort.
Use the CPAN.
Use the CPAN.
Look in the CPAN first.
If what you want to use isn't working, contribute a fix.
If what you want truly doesn't exist, then go ahead and write it.
If you have that many spare cycles that you want to write it from scratch
even when a perfectly fine version exists in the CPAN, please contact me,
I've got dozens of interesting projects for you to work on instead.
-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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