On 2016-02-20 20:50, Tom Browder wrote:
I guess you refer to
which seems to be a compilation of wishes for Perl 6. Nobody can decide
what gets worked on in Perl 6; I think this is just a collection of
ideas for someone to pick up if they have time.
I notice that module Net::SMTP is on the most wanted list and shown as
a WIP. However, on a lark I decided to try:
You put emphasis on the WIP part. Please don't. And I think a lot of the
modules will fail installation from time to time, and across different
platforms. No different than Perl 5. Or any other advanced ecosystem.
1. Why is Net::SMTP available in the ecosystem if it is still a WIP
(and doesn't pass testing)?
It's probably there because it, or some of it, worked at some point. And
the author might get to fix the problems with the tests. It's public so
you, or somebody else, can look at it at help out.