On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 11:20:04PM -0700, Paul Makepeace 
> Why do people say "inherits from the Foo::Bar manpage" and not "Foo::Bar
> module/class"? I mean, how can something inherit from a lump of
> documentation? Is this one of those klutz kult phenomenon or something
> I'm not "in" on? :)

It's a bug (or maybe just a limitation) in the pod2man converter. If you say

  see L<Foo::Bar> for more information

then it's expanded to "see the Foo::Bar manpage for more information". This is
fine mot of the time, but can occasionally lead to the kind of weirdness that
you describe above.


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