My previous message was actually a message to MORTY, the
author of Date::Convert, cc the datetime list. It was not
clear, you (other datetime subscribers) might have wondered
why you received the message. Please forgive me for the
Anyhow, I have received "Undelivered mail" messages for
MORTY's mail addresses, both the "MORTY at cpan dot org"
and "morty at umbc dot edu" adresses.
JFORGET at cpan dot org
Le 09/10/2020 à 07:23, Jean Forget a écrit :
> Can you give me a commit bit on Date::Convert, or can you
> release a new version, based on what I have on
> Thank you.
> The last release of Date::Convert was 20 years ago. There has not been
> many bug reports since this date, only 4 bug reports, but 3 of them
> show programming errors.
> Another issue is that Perl has moved for these last 20 years. Among
> others, there has been Kwalitee checking, publishing "Perl Best
> Practices", the CPANTS website, the META.yml and META.json files, etc.
> And Date::Convert has not moved with all this.
> For example, some constructs has fallen out of grace, such as the
> indirect object method call:
> method Hierarchical::Package::Name $param1, $param2;
> which should be replaced by arrow method call:
> Hierarchical::Package::Name->method($param1, $param2)
> And Date::Convert is mentioned in Neil Bower's list of CPAN Adoption
> Candidates :
> So I have tweaked the code to deal with the 4 RT tickets and I have
> overhauled the module architecture to follow the guidelines.
> I still have the POD documentation to improve. After that, I can
> release version 0.17. And for version 0.18, there are a few features
> to add, e.g. the "convert_to" method and the format string to the
> "date_string" method, both of them already implemented in
> So can you please give me a commit bit on Date::Convert?
> Thank you in advance.
> Jean Forget
> JFORGET at cpan dot org