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Re: From test harness to CPAN

by jgamble (Pilgrim)
on Apr 19, 2011 at 22:13 UTC ( #900242=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to From test harness to CPAN

I'm not convinced that sabermetrics is a supplanted terminology -- the links that you provided actually make use of the term, although since its origins are in baseball that may explain why other sports want a different terminology. And, of course, there already exists Baseball-Sabermetrics.

Having essentially two top-level names (Algorithm::SportsAnalytics::TheModuleName) strikes me as wasteful in space. I'd go to the module-authors list and suggest a single top name like SportsAnalytics and see how it flies.

If SportsAnalytics doesn't work, then maybe an offshoot of Statistics (e.g., Statistics::Baseball::Analytics)?

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Re^2: From test harness to CPAN
by DrHyde (Prior) on Apr 20, 2011 at 09:45 UTC
    Presumably some of these algorithms would be useful for things that aren't sports - competitive pigeon breeding, for example, or board games.
Re^2: From test harness to CPAN
by dwm042 (Priest) on Apr 20, 2011 at 16:05 UTC
    Just as an FYI, I'm asking for Sport as a top name. The Namespace request form doesn't give me great hope that I'll be successful. Getting from my code above, parsed through Grandfather's suggestions, to something I could post and think was reasonable was an interesting journey.


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