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Bug#559524: ITP: libleocharre-perl -- Bundle of several modules in the LEOCHARRE:: namespace

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Jonathan Yu <jawnsy@cpan.org>

I hate the idea of this, but I have to do this because two LEOCHARRE
modules are required by the new version of Wordpress::XMLRPC (already
packaged; its upgrade has been blocked for a long time because of this)

* Package name    : libleocharre-perl
  Version         : Debian Native
  Upstream Author : Leo Charre <leocharre@cpan.org>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/~leocharre/
* License         : Perl (Artistic or GPL-1+)
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : Bundle of several modules in the LEOCHARRE:: namespace

Basically, the author of Wordpress::XMLRPC requires his own helper
modules, which may be used in several distributions (since he produces
many of them). However, I'm hesitant to create multiple packages for
them because:

  1. These packages are probably only ever going to be used by Leo Charre
  2. These packages are coded poorly (they export random functions into
     the main namespace)
  3. The packages contain very small portions of code

I'd even consider patching Wordpress::XMLRPC with these functions; however,
I don't think the patch would be sustainable in the long term.

There was some discussion on the pkg-perl list:

Useful suggestions are gladly accepted and appreciated. Please give me a
less crappy alternative. I beg of you. PLEASE.

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