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  | Their emphasis is on [...] doing things properly
Too bad that doesn't extend to a better solution to packaging / deployment. :P



Nobody really seems to get that right.

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Perl improved much in this area. The main reason for that is probably the automatic tests that for every new release on CPAN are run on a wide array of systems. This kind of infrastructure plus emphasis on having tests in the libraries is where Perl is still ahead of other languages.

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That and the fact that you browse the documentation on CPAN. PyPI (for example) is only an index of packages, the documentation needs to be hosted elsewhere.

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