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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <go...@ectoplasm.org>
Subject Re: [mp2 Patch] META.yml
Date Mon, 05 Jul 2004 22:19:05 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:

> Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
> [...]
>
>>> but I can't see no_index being documented at the above URL. I 
>>> remember we discussed a different name for this attribute at p5p 
>>> (i.e. 'private').
>>
>>
>>
>> It has not been made part of the 'official' META.yml spec, but it's 
>> apparently
>> already supported by CPAN and used by more than one module
>>
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/cpan-discuss@perl.org/msg00054.html
>>
>> Does seem to indicate 'private' would be a better choice though.
>
>
> May be someone should ask again what's the status of things. I haven't 
> been pushing for those changes for quite some time now.

Well, I've just noticed that perl-current does have a top level META.yml 
now, and it does make use of the 'private' key. So, I guess
it might be possible to assume that if perl does it, it's all good ;-)

> But go ahead and commit your original patch, so it's not going to be 
> wasted and we can adjust it later.

It's been taken care in it's current form.


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