On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 10:45:27AM +0100, Graham Barr wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 07:20:11PM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 02:16:49PM -0500, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > > One silliness is that the implementation "style" of the module
> > > seems to creep to the naming:
> > >
> > > (1) Foo vs Foo_XS
> > Well then, how do you name it? For example, Text::CSV. There's a
> > pure perl implementation and an XS implementation. If they're both in
> > the same tarball, it should probably be Text::CVS::Perl and
> > Text::CVS::XS with Text::CSV acting as a little wrapper to choose
> > which one. Simple enough.
> Why do they need to be named differently ? Only one will be installed.
> I did this with the Scalar-List-Utils distribution. It contained both
> a perl implementation and an XS implementation. But decided which to
> install at build time.
The XS version of Data::Dumper has slightly less functionality, sadly.