Perl development styleguide

Ralph Seichter m16+amavis at
Thu Nov 1 20:10:46 CET 2018

* Patrick Ben Koetter:

> Well we *could*, once we've split amavis into a set of files/modules,
> run perlcritic over them one by one. But before we'd take out I'd like
> to understand what we think would be the gain – beside doing it "the
> right way".

Based on past experience, I'd say that working a sizeable, monolithic
block is hard for any single developer, and worse for multiple devs. I
sure don't feel comfortable.

> There are other things that require more attention.

While it may not be the most important thing at this time, I think the
earlier a code cleanup/split is performed, the more it would benefit our


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