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Id: 6264
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Requestors: rcaputo [...] pobox.com
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Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 11:58:23 -0400
From: Rocco Caputo <rcaputo [...] pobox.com>
To: bug-POE [...] rt.cpan.org
Subject: deprecate non-essential event loops
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POE 0.2802 (CPAN) added dynamic loading for POE::Loop classes. They don't need to be hardcoded into POE::Kernel anymore. Matt Cashner suggested in IRC that we split the POE::Loop classes with external dependencies into separate distributions. Benefits: Smaller base distribution. Fewer install questions. Less temptation to install big things that are seldom needed. Drawbacks: Extra steps for people who want the extra event loops. Mailing list results: Proposed: Rocco Caputo (20 April 2004) Accepted: Matthew Trout (20 April 2004) Suggested Bundle::POE::Gtk, etc. Accepted: Matt Cashner (20 April 2004) Suggested using dependencies. No dissenting opinions. Moved to RT for implementation, 9 May 2004. -- Rocco Caputo


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