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in reply to Re: Fixing broken CPAN modules without author cooperation
in thread Fixing broken CPAN modules without author cooperation

Uploading an unauthorised and unmaintained module really doesn't help anyone.

Sure it does, it removes the hassle of having to sift through the bug reports, locate and apply patches

It is like an actual branch/fork, rather than a patch file