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Discussion on: why does NPM install extra modules?

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Theofanis Despoudis

There is a well known joke about node modules...

node_modules

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Hamza Author

Haha, but i suppose it's better that way, I'll get to look up a the dependencies of the module I'm installing and so I'll know that module better than if it included every thing itself.

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Arden de Raaij

Even though it's so true, I'm still happy with it. I remember Ruby Dependency hell and it wasn't pretty..

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Leah • Edited on

I still think it could be better and people should think twice before including new dependencies

Especially when there's nested dependencies