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It means helping people in #perlhelp need to un-learn telling people to "perldoc perlreftut".

So? Big deal.

Point them to perlref, perldsc, and/or perllol. Or, as diotalevi said, point them to Or give them the ten minute tutorial (with examples) that it usually takes to explain references adequately on IRC. What's the point of "helping" people if all you do is cite perldoc perl all the time.

In any case, it is far better for us to have to unlearn perldoc perlreftut than for Debian to violate the overly restrictive copyright on a single document in the Perl distribution. Better to remove the offending document than to remove perl itself. Afterall, perlreftut is useless when it comes to running scripts.

"My two cents aren't worth a dime.";

In reply to Re: Re: Re: Debian removed perlreftut by sauoq
in thread Debian removed perlreftut by Juerd

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