in reply to Modules dealing with data files
I created Business::ISBN::Data so I could update the data without forcing people to upgrade Business::ISBN. If you do something similar, you could post the data file on CPAN so at least people can find it easily if the post office changes their website, etc. A clever Makefile.PL (or Build.PL or whatever) can shove the data file into the same directory as the module since %INC knows where that is. If the data module is a prerequisite, CPAN.pm or CPANPLUS will install it first.
brian d foy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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