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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Just out of the idleness of curiousity, of course :-)
    • I have an answer to this question, but the margin of this post is too small to contain it.
    • The quick version is as follows.

      1. Tiny modules provide a non-complete replacement for large modules in "as little code as possible". "Large" is loosely defined as needing multiple megabytes of memory to load the module (before doing anything).
      2. They should provide enough functionality to solve a useful set of use cases.
      3. A Tiny module must consist of only one .pm file.
      4. A Tiny module must be pure Perl, and back-compatible to at least 5.005 (preferably 5.004)
      5. A Tiny module must have no non-core depende