math/p5-Math-Trig port -- unnecessary?
tobez at tobez.org
Tue Apr 1 04:10:32 PST 2003
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 10:09:04PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Dear porters,
> I noticed the presence of the math/p5-Math-Trig port containing
> version 0.02 of the module, dating back to 1997. This was committed
> to cvs about two months ago, which strikes me as kind of odd, as
> Math::Trig is a standard module which has been bundled with the
> default perl install for all perl5 releases since at least
> perl-5.005_03. It's up to version 1.01 by now. Compare:
> Seems a bit superfluous to me. Is there some specific reason for
> having this port?
I don't see one. The combination of Math::Trig and Math::Complex has
more functionality than this one even in 5.005_03. I think this port
should be retired.
It's a short step from "rigor" to "rigor mortis". -- Chip Salzenberg
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