in reply to Keep "Free MSVC tools + Activestate to compile CPAN Modules" on front page!

I absolutely agree with the sentiment that it should be a Tutorial. Keeping it on the front page won't work because the front page is about the most recent nodes, not the best nodes. It definitely does sound like a tutorial, though.

We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.

Then there are Damian modules.... *sigh* ... that's not about being less-lazy -- that's about being on some really good drugs -- you know, there is no spoon. - flyingmoose

I shouldn't have to say this, but any code, unless otherwise stated, is untested