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Lua rover? :)

I was just thinking about mars rover and also - Rover: noun 1. a person who roves; wanderer. - it looks cool for modules seeking maintainers. 

2015-02-24 15:54 GMT+01:00 Rodrigo Azevedo <>:

rocks field

2015-02-24 10:26 GMT-03:00 Hisham <>:

On Feb 24, 2015 5:08 AM, "steve donovan" <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 9:34 AM, Pierre Chapuis <> wrote:
> > I like the pun as well, but it would be confusing.
> > CPAN is more similar to LuaRocks than to this.
> Well, LuaRocks is a delivery channel, not a module support
> organization.  So it's still a cool name, I think.

CPAN (and CTAN before it and CRAN after it) are module repositories and delivery channels. Perl's package manager _is_ called CPAN. I'm with Pierre on this one, I'd much rather avoid the confusion.

-- Hisham

Rodrigo Azevedo Moreira da Silva