Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-22 Thread Chaim Frenkel
"AD" == Andy Dougherty [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: AD Making the build process fairly modular and keeping a Config.pm AD record of what this particular perl binary can and can not do are AD both seemingly reasonable goals for the perl6-build process. Please, make the Config.pm be internal. So it

Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-21 Thread Michael G Schwern
Doh! Don't read email for two days and look what happens. Its like going on vacation and leaving the iron on. Just FYI, the main thrust of the RFC is "More Modules". All the stuff about multiple distributions and installation options is tangental and will be dropped (or split off into another

RE: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-21 Thread Garrett Goebel
From: Michael G Schwern [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Doh! Don't read email for two days and look what happens. Its like going on vacation and leaving the iron on. Speaking of which, I just re-read my previous email, and I want apologize for contributing to the flamebait. Sorry. Hopefully

Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-21 Thread Tom Christiansen
I don't think that the documentation should be removed from the core distribution, BUT I do think that there should be an "easter egg" that allows people to build a Perl distribution without documentation or whatever else they choose. There have been times that I've wanted/needed to build a

Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-21 Thread Andy Dougherty
On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Michael G Schwern wrote: Sounds like a seperate RFC. Like I said, I want to reverse some of the philosophies that have kept things like LWP out of the core for so long. The differing timescales of development by the myriad different authors involved has always been one

Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-21 Thread Michael G Schwern
On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 12:23:25PM +0200, Bart Lateur wrote: On 19 Sep 2000 19:41:20 -, Perl6 RFC Librarian wrote: Perl should come distributed with more modules. I know of people/sites where installing the whole lot of Perl just to run a tiny script, is not acceptable as an option.

Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-20 Thread Chaim Frenkel
"CRT" == Casey R Tweten [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: CRT rm them. Sure, and I can sling around the manpages after they have been installed in the wrong place. I can also run all of the make files by hand. If I can go in and simply comment out the INSTALL section of the makefile (which I have to

Re: RFC 260 (v1) More modules

2000-09-19 Thread Dave Rolsky
On 19 Sep 2000, Perl6 RFC Librarian wrote: =head2 Which modules? Just to throw out some possibilities for discussion: Date::Manip or some other date manipulation module. Date::Manip is cool but awfully huge, I know. Can't think of others right at this moment. -dave /*==