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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: [mp2 Patch] META.yml
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2004 07:37:34 GMT
Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
> 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
>>> 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 ;-)

It could be not the case, since PAUSE treats perl core differently.

>> 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.


Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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