Issue #259 - 2016-07-11 - Please delete old releases from your CPAN directory

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Hi there!

Lot's of CPAN related entries this week, but the one I wanted to point out was aimed at CPAN authors. It seem PAUSE is running out of disk-space and there a lot of old releases that could be deleted and left on BackPAN only where they will live happily ever after.

To the the rest of the readers: This is a good time to contribute to a CPAN module or to even adopt one that needs some extra love.

Enjoy the week!

Gabor Szabo


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