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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • CPAN is Unusable (Score:2, Interesting)

    The new version still offers no substantial improvements with regards to what was said in the Lightning Talk CPAN is Unusable [omor.com]. The problems were, and actually still are, that it's not clear which links lead to downloads (the top section), and which to documentation (the rest). Only people familiar with CPAN know where to click for what.
    • I dunno, I don't find it too hard to
      mouse-over and look at the status bar.
      It's a technique anybody that's surfed
      the web for a decent amount of time
      should have accquired.
      --
      Were that I say, pancakes?
      • I think I disagree. The search results page gives you 2 links that are barely differentiated: for example

        These should be differentiated (download, docs).

        Looking at the status bar while hovering over the link doesn't help either:

        http://search.cpan.org/author/LEMBARK/Quantum-Superpositions-1.05/lib/Quantum/Su perpositions.pm
        vs.
        http://search.cpan.org/author/LEMBARK/Quantum-Superpositions-1.05/

        (On a different topic, I also wish that there w

        --

        osfameron