[CDBI] Class::DBI::Frozen?

Christopher H. Laco claco at chrislaco.com
Wed Oct 26 00:44:52 BST 2005


Matt S Trout wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 06:18:15PM -0400, Christopher H. Laco wrote:
> 
>>Cees Hek wrote:
>>
>>>It looks like there is a new fork of Class::DBI up on CPAN.  I haven't
>>>seen any talk of it here on the list so it caught me by surprise...
>>>
>>>http://search.cpan.org/~sri/Class-DBI-Frozen-301-3.0.1/lib/Class/DBI/Frozen/301.pm
>>
>>Yeah...me too...and I see sri all the time on #catalyst...
>>This was unexpected, and frankly I don't get it....
>>
>>I understood the problem when all hell broke loose a while back...but
>>not now on Oct 25...
> 
> 
> I think
> 
> "With the rapid changes in Class::DBI and the author's refusal to participate
> in the community or effectively liaise with developers of dependent apps to
> ensure that plugin authors are warned of changes in order to avoid breakage,
> a substantial number of users have frozen their production systems at 0.96
> or 3.0.1. This is designed to make that easier, and to allow other users of
> the same system to use whatever Class::DBI version they prefer."
> 
> pretty much covers it. Tony's broken every promise he's made to the Sweet
> team about warning us prior to significant changes and been entirely
> unapologetic about it, so while sri didn't tell me he was planning to do
> this I can't say I'm upset about it.
> 

Right. My beef really is the political overtone of that paragraph.
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