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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • _C_PAN (Score:5, Insightful)

    I think it's important to remember what the "C" in CPAN stands for. CPAN should be the one-stop shop for all your Perl code requirements.

    It's true that CPAN is mostly used for modules (the /scripts directory is hardly used) and it's true that the distribution and installation processes used for modules are not a good fit for full applications, but neither of these seem to me to be a good reason for going off and doing this elsewhere. You should be looking at how you can extend the existing CPAN system to i

    • I'm not sure that Perl needs an archiving solution for the various software projects. CPAN, SourceForge do quite well at this. But I think that more has to be done to highlight quality open source applications that use Perl. Perhaps an area of use.perl.org would work?