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Re: pgFoundry Download URLs

From: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgFoundry Download URLs
Date: 2010-01-07 07:43:03
Message-ID: 8AD87A62-1477-4836-B7D8-9C7AFFF7CB2F@kineticode.com (view raw or flat)
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On Jan 6, 2010, at 5:18 PM, Robert Haas wrote:

> Not really.  The saving grace wrt/CPAN is that for some reason nearly
> all Perl modules have documentation, it's all in the same format, and
> CPAN lets you browse it on the web.  That's often enough to
> distinguish the good stuff from the crap.  IMHO, if it weren't for
> that, it would be worthless.

search.cpan.org has been fantastic for the success of CPAN, but CPAN was pretty successful before that site came along.

Best,

David


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