I agree, and here's why I do.
CPAN provides lots of ways to Test, and CPAN harnesses testing as part of the build process. The effect is that you don't have to trust people to get it right every single time.
By testing for results you must have rather than having hoops programmers must jump through, Perl and CPAN let all sorts of odd ideas, grand schemes, quirks, mathematical verities, lunatic notions, sacred cows, juicy hamburgers, oracular goings-on, lies, damned lies, divine inspirations, hallucinations, high science, low comedy, and too many other squibs to list, coexist. The cream rises to the top.
Trust is fine, but test and experiment and imagination are finer.
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