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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: t_cmp oddities
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2004 03:27:51 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>whichever is fine with me. Though please explain where did you take that
>>standard from? I think most modules follow the followinig import
>>- a word 'foo' usually means symbol and you'd expect to be able to use
>>it in a form of (*$@%&)foo.
>>- a tag ':foo' means, import a group of tags.
>>- a string '-foo' means, tell import to do something, i.e. a command.
> outside of our world and I've never seen the '-foo' syntax.  that
> Exporter doesn't support it natively led me to believe that it was merely a
> convention used by only a few.  but I'll accept that it is more standard
> than I think :)

>>And I prefer 'withtestmore', to imply: don't not import symbols
>>exportable by Test::More.
> ok, withtestmore it is.  but if it's ok with you I still prefer the
> ':withtestmore' version - somehow the '-withtestmore' still looks strange to
> me, especially within quotes or qw and without an action (as in -compile =>
> qw(foo).

>>>but whatever.  I'm just trying to make userspace easier.
> so you're in favor, then?  if you are, I figure I'll commit it and some
> docs, then hope some of the Test::More fans (hi David) can see if it makes
> life easier before the next release.

Yes, +1 to :withtestmore
Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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