Ned Konz <ned / bike-nomad.com> writes:
> On Monday 30 July 2001 06:32 pm, Phil wrote:
> I think that Ruby really needs to get on the ball with respect to something 
> like CPAN. RAA is currently too haphazard. I'm sure that this has been 
> discussed before on the list, so I won't get into it here. But I think that 
> the switch to Perl6 gives Ruby a chance to catch up somewhat -- _if_ the 
> community gets its act together on a good library repository. I believe Ben 
> Tilly has given some good advice on this from a Perl viewpoint.

Perl's *really* big win isn't so much CPAN as CPAN.pm. If you install
something via CPAN.pm it sorts out the dependencies for you. Currently
chasing dependencies in code from RAA is somewhat painful.

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Piers Cawley
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