It’s that time again … :-)
So you know, I have 8 such cases left on my list. If you don’t fix this before
then, in 7 weeks or so you’ll be the only case left on my list, and I might
start emailing you more frequently than monthly! ;-)
> On 8 Sep 2016, at 21:38, Neil Bowers <neil.bow...@cogendo.com> wrote:
> Hi Rutger,
> This is your monthly guilt trip from the PAUSE admins :-)
>>> I'll do my best to fix this but I can't get to this immediately. I made an
>>> issue which I'll resolve once I have a bit more time:
>> This is just a gentle reminder. I’ll send you one roughly every month, as
>> I’m working through similar issues in other distributions.
>>> On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 10:27 PM, Neil Bowers <neil.bow...@cogendo.com
>>> <mailto:neil.bow...@cogendo.com>> wrote:
>>> Hi Rutger,
>>> I’m emailing you wearing my PAUSE admin hat: I’m working on resolving
>>> conflicts caused by PAUSE now considering package names case insensitively.
>>> This has left us with some situations where two or more people are owners
>>> of namespaces previously considered distinct, and now considered the same.
>>> You have ownership of the “beagle” namespace, as a result of your beagle
>>> module, which is part of your Bio-Phylo-Beagle distribution. This now
>>> clashes with the Beagle module, owned by SUNNAVY, and part of his Beagle
>>> distribution. This conflict means that people couldn’t install your
>>> distribution and Beagle at the same time on case-insensitive filesystems
>>> (eg Windows and Mac OS X).
>>> The best solution would be for you to rename the “beagle” module to
>>> something inside the Bio::Phylo::Beagle:: namespace, so that everything in
>>> the Bio-Phylo-Beagle distribution would then have the expected name.
>>> Would you be happy to make this change? Once you’ve released a new version,
>>> all old releases could then be deleted from your CPAN author directory, and
>>> I’d then drop your permissions on “beagle”.
>>> PAUSE doesn’t let situations like this occur any more, so I’m working on
>>> resolving the existing cases.