>>>>> "B" == Benjamin J Tilly <ben_tilly / operamail.com> writes:

B> http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2001-02/msg01780.html

 It's finally documented ? It's in perl since 5.6.0 and voluntary not
documented.

B> 1. Allow modules to be loaded from a zip archive.
B> 2. Allow modules that are transparently installed upon
B>    first use from a remote repository.
B> 3. Allow modules to be run through a preprocessor before
B>    loading.

   4. Allow a module to load another module from any sites (anonymous ftp,
web server, ...) without the agreement of the user.

 Initially this proposition was made (see p5p), to have the equivalent of
 j*v* but without any security mechanism of j*v*.

Guy Decoux