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Module Design Forum

by trs80 (Priest)
on Jan 18, 2002 at 02:22 UTC ( #139654=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I think it would be nice to have an area where an RFC for
a module can be posted and feedback can be given.

The plus is people like myself creating modules with the
intent of releasing them on CPAN can get feedback about
what features should be added and can hopefully avoid
coding in a box. I myself have no one that I communicate
with other then mailing lists and sites like this. It would
be nice to brain storm.

see here for more information.

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(RhetTbull) Re: Module Design Forum
by RhetTbull (Curate) on Jan 18, 2002 at 06:07 UTC
    You might also check out the module-authors mailing list which is for just this sort of thing.
Re: Module Design Forum
by FoxtrotUniform (Prior) on Jan 18, 2002 at 02:25 UTC

    I've seen nodes like that show up in Meditations, and occasionally (especially if they're more concrete, with some code already written) in Seekers of Perl Wisdom. I'm not convinced that there needs to be a new section.

Re: Module Design Forum
by moodster (Hermit) on Jan 18, 2002 at 15:03 UTC
    Well, I think this is a pretty good idea. If you're writing a module you wan't to know if something similar already exsists (it's not alway obvious) and what interfaces and calling conventions other modules use.

    I guess these areas are already covered in Seekers of Perl Wisdom and Meditations, but let's face it: we have three different (and partially overlapping) sections for code (Craft, Snippets and Code) so I don't see why a new and more focused discussion area would be a problem.

    -- moodster

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