> > Dave Cross wrote: > > I've just seen a downside to the "no non-standard modules" > > rule, which is that we'll have to send all mail by piping > > to sendmail. And that really hits your cross-platform > > compatibility. > > Well, it depends on how much pain you want to inflict on yourself. > Which is a greater evil: 1. writing the code to not require non-standard modules. 2. including the required modules as simple .pm files to be uploaded to the same directory as the script file. (i.e. no proper 'perl Makefile.PL;make;make test;make install). Assuming that 2 actually works, which is should in many but not all cases. I suggest that 2 is the less of two weevils, in those places where it works.