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  • I'm working on a module to create 'semantic' diffs - changes by phrase/sentence, not just line-by-line. (Better for natural language documents, instead of code.) Current repository is here ...
    Daniel StaalDaniel Staal
    Apr 4, 2014 at 4:24 pm
    Apr 4, 2014 at 4:24 pm
  • Hi, I use File::ShareDir to locate the shared files installed with the module. How can ensure that it will access the local share directory in the development environment during ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Apr 1, 2014 at 1:03 pm
    Apr 9, 2014 at 1:07 am
  • My CPAN application SudokuTrainer has POD sections in files sudokutrainer.pl and enter_presets.pl. In addition there are 3 POD files in dir Games/Sudoku/Trainer/pod/. My module files reside in dir ...
    K. WittrockK. Wittrock
    Feb 4, 2014 at 5:40 pm
    Feb 5, 2014 at 10:56 pm
  • My PAUSE ID is WITTROCK. My uploaded application SudokuTrainer is currently in TRIAL state, but I want to upload it soon as a normal distribution. SudokuTrainer consists of 2 scripts (*.pl) and a ...
    K. WittrockK. Wittrock
    Jan 27, 2014 at 12:57 pm
    Jan 28, 2014 at 6:31 pm
  • Hi Steve, You are the maintainer and originator of the Class::Generate CPAN distribution ( https://metacpan.org/release/Class-Generate ) and currently it accumulated 3 bugs in the rt.cpan.org bug ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm
    Jan 26, 2014 at 2:08 pm
  • I would like to factor out the explicit detection and configuration of the PDL build process on external libraries (such as PROJ4, HDF5, FFTW3,...) into corresponding Alien::PROJ4 or similar ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Jan 19, 2014 at 9:26 pm
    Feb 1, 2014 at 7:23 pm
  • So, another Alien question. I have two C libraries. One depends on the other. (Actually, it's more of a one-of-many dependencies, but this way it easiest). How is best to arrange for this to happen ...
    Paul \"LeoNerd\" EvansPaul \"LeoNerd\" Evans
    Jan 6, 2014 at 6:51 pm
    Jan 9, 2014 at 11:20 pm
  • Dear forum, I've created a set of modules for which I want to find a proper name. At the moment I've named the top level AppState for Application State. I will explain what it does and what the sub ...
    Mt1957Mt1957
    Dec 27, 2013 at 6:19 pm
    Dec 28, 2013 at 1:48 am
  • So, here is the scenario. I have a largeish perl module with some XS code in which needs to compile against a C library that may well not be installed on the user's machine. I know I happen to have ...
    Paul "LeoNerd" EvansPaul "LeoNerd" Evans
    Dec 19, 2013 at 10:20 pm
    Dec 20, 2013 at 11:05 pm
  • Hi All I'm the maintainer of Finance::Bank::CooperativeUKPersonal, a module for downloading UK bank statements. Part of the output from this module is a statement date in dd/mm/yyyy (UK) format. As ...
    Stephen PattersonStephen Patterson
    Dec 19, 2013 at 5:33 pm
    Dec 26, 2013 at 8:13 pm
  • Greetings: Seems like there was a rash of abandoned modules by Kevin Johnson dating back to the late '90s. Many of his modules have been rehomed, but he's still siting a couple, including a ...
    Arthur CorlissArthur Corliss
    Dec 15, 2013 at 12:26 am
    Dec 15, 2013 at 12:26 am
  • Hey All, I've written a small extension to CPAN::Mini to limit the mirror to only the latest version of each distribution: https://metacpan.org/release/CPAN-Mini-LatestDistVersion This is in relation ...
    Brian CassidyBrian Cassidy
    Dec 12, 2013 at 2:01 am
    Jan 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm
  • Is something up with the upload service? Tried to upload an update and got: registering upload with PAUSE web server POSTing upload for P-1.1.17.tar.gz to https://pause.perl.org/pause/authenquery ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Dec 9, 2013 at 3:35 am
    Dec 25, 2013 at 5:57 pm
  • Hi. I wrote a module to help writing tests for modules that perform operations in SQL databases. I was considering the name Test::SQL::Data In short, it helps running SQL tests: database preparing ...
    Francesc GuaschFrancesc Guasch
    Nov 27, 2013 at 12:32 pm
    Dec 12, 2013 at 8:05 am
  • Hi all, I'm writing my own parser to handle the complete ISO SGML specification (using the excellent Marpa::R2 by JKEGL). At the moment, it's purely a recreational effort, but the long-term plan is ...
    Paul BennettPaul Bennett
    Nov 25, 2013 at 10:37 am
    Dec 7, 2013 at 5:29 am
  • Hi, I'm having trouble naming a small module. This module provides a scoring function based on a given ruleset. It is used to produce a single status out of an aggregate of statuses. The rules for ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Nov 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm
    Nov 26, 2013 at 8:23 am
  • Hi, I am sure you saw that some search results on Google have little avatars next to them showing the face of the author. It is done by a little configuration both on the web site of the search ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Nov 18, 2013 at 9:25 am
    Nov 22, 2013 at 10:56 pm
  • I got an error: Dist E/EB/EBUSBOOM/Net-ICal-0.11.tar.gz, current version undef has been uploaded by EBUSBOOM. Please contact EBUSBOOM or choose a different namespace. I pulled down Net-ICal -- and ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Nov 13, 2013 at 3:14 pm
    Nov 14, 2013 at 6:07 am
  • When I look up Math::Simple, I find a module under Math::Simple::Simple.pm which seems to hit the index as Math::Simple So if I wanted to add Math::Simple.pm, How would it show up and/or how would ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Nov 12, 2013 at 12:06 am
    Nov 13, 2013 at 9:39 pm
  • Thought this might better belong here... Seems more recent versions of tars include various extensions that can confuse older versions of tar. I wasn't even aware that my gnu tar defaulted to POSIX ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Nov 11, 2013 at 10:58 pm
    Nov 12, 2013 at 11:01 am
  • Has anyone attempted to create a module for parsing the email header 'Authentication-Results'?
    Geoffrey LeachGeoffrey Leach
    Nov 10, 2013 at 11:53 pm
    Nov 10, 2013 at 11:59 pm
  • I am trying to specify a pre-req that needs to be present for my module to work. I have it under the PREREQ_PM section next in my Makefile.PL as well as under the BUILD_REQUIRES section. I'm not sure ...
    Linda WLinda W
    Nov 7, 2013 at 8:50 pm
    Nov 7, 2013 at 10:10 pm
  • Dear all, I have written a Perl module that provides Perlish bindings to the Global Names Resolver <http://resolver.globalnames.org/ web service. Essentially, Global Names Resolver is a tool that, ...
    Dimitrios - Georgios KontopoulosDimitrios - Georgios Kontopoulos
    Nov 3, 2013 at 11:26 pm
    Nov 6, 2013 at 12:47 pm
  • Hello, I have been adviced by daxim@cpan that Jperl (c.f. [1]) is a bad name, and it is! May I ask for suggestions; The project is a JavaScript engine written in perl. AST is already done, and I plan ...
    Jean-Damien DurandJean-Damien Durand
    Oct 29, 2013 at 5:59 pm
    Oct 30, 2013 at 8:31 am
  • Hi Steve, thanks for String::Random and other contributions to the open source world. I'd like to have COMAINT on https://metacpan.org/release/String-Random . My CPAN user page is ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Oct 19, 2013 at 2:08 pm
    Dec 13, 2013 at 10:29 am
  • Hi all, I'm looking for contact details for David Burdick (DBURDICK), author of Boost::Graph. His listed email has bounced when I tried to ask about progress on a bug that's been in RT for a year. He ...
    Boyd DuffeeBoyd Duffee
    Oct 18, 2013 at 9:07 am
    Oct 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm
  • from the readme of the proposed mofule This module benchmarks the various hash algorithms in = 5.17.10 perl. It installs nothing. This module was created to generate cpantesters reports. It is not an ...
    Bulk 88Bulk 88
    Oct 10, 2013 at 6:22 am
    Oct 10, 2013 at 6:22 am
  • The problem: ElasticSearch.pm is a module that has existed for some time on the CPAN. Elasticsearch.pm has just been uploaded quite recently, presenting a new API, but its installation will overwrite ...
    Karen EtheridgeKaren Etheridge
    Sep 30, 2013 at 11:49 pm
    Oct 2, 2013 at 11:43 pm
  • Hi all, I've written an A/B testing module for Perl, but I suspect the name Test::AB will annoy people since people expect modules in the Test:: namespace to be about traditional testing tools ...
    OvidOvid
    Sep 29, 2013 at 8:44 am
    Sep 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying to contact Tony Bowden, author of Business::Barcode. There is a very anoying bug in the country lookup that I fixed and it would be great if a new release could be made. I haven't been ...
    Jan WillamowiusJan Willamowius
    Sep 24, 2013 at 8:44 am
    Sep 24, 2013 at 8:51 am
  • List::BinarySearch provides and installed the pure-Perl List::BinarySearch::PP. If a user has installed List::BinarySearch::XS, List::BinarySearch quietly benefits by upgrading to the XS versions of ...
    David OswaldDavid Oswald
    Sep 18, 2013 at 4:04 pm
    Sep 20, 2013 at 7:34 pm
  • I wrote a bit of code last night to find the path of all git repos under a given directory (such as ~). I did a quick cursory check of the CPAN first and didn't see anything and the code was so quick ...
    Michael GrebMichael Greb
    Sep 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm
    Sep 19, 2013 at 2:14 pm
  • I have a module that talks to my car, a Tesla Model S. You can get speed and position, remotely turn on the AC, all that good stuff. These sorts of things are sometimes called the Internet of Things, ...
    Greg LindahlGreg Lindahl
    Sep 11, 2013 at 5:49 pm
    Sep 16, 2013 at 2:07 pm
  • <https://github.com/daxim/Data-HAL Synopsis ======== use Data::HAL qw(); use Data::HAL::Link qw(); { my $hal = Data::HAL- from_json($json_str); my $resource_member_data_href = $hal- resource; my ...
    Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ 迪拉斯Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ 迪拉斯
    Sep 9, 2013 at 10:58 am
    Sep 9, 2013 at 10:58 am
  • Hi Chris and all, I'd like to request for COMAINT (= co-maintainenace) for https://metacpan.org/release/Cache , due to the fact the author did not make a release since 2007 ( ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Sep 2, 2013 at 5:36 pm
    Sep 4, 2013 at 12:07 pm
  • At $work, I've been writing scripts that use PPI to munge massive amounts of legacy code. So far simple things like changing die/warn to croak/carp, ensuring all modules specify a minimum version ...
    Robert RothenbergRobert Rothenberg
    Aug 31, 2013 at 5:11 am
    Sep 3, 2013 at 3:27 pm
  • Per my previous discussion on this list, I would like to update the Alien module (manifesto) with current best practices and adding the capability of detecting an existing installation as a ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Aug 30, 2013 at 2:58 pm
    Sep 3, 2013 at 7:50 am
  • Hi, I am exploring use of the SentiWordNet lexicon for a particular use case. Though WordNet does have perl interfaces, SWN doesn't seem to. I would like to validate this with the group. Also, if it ...
    Ashish MukherjeeAshish Mukherjee
    Aug 27, 2013 at 7:08 am
    Aug 28, 2013 at 8:43 am
  • I would greatly appreciate it if someone could takeover HTML::Element::Library. -- Terrence
    Terrence BrannonTerrence Brannon
    Aug 21, 2013 at 8:51 pm
    Aug 22, 2013 at 4:24 am
  • Hello everyone! I have finally written and uploaded the first version of Alien::TinyCC and the second version of C::TinyCompiler. I am spamming all of you because either (1) it seems appropriate for ...
    David MertensDavid Mertens
    Aug 21, 2013 at 12:12 pm
    Aug 21, 2013 at 12:12 pm
  • Hi all, I've just noticed (yes, I've been way out of the loop on my own projects for far too long) the user reviews of my module UI::Dialog. In particular: http://cpanratings.perl.org/user/avian Not ...
    Kevin C. KrinkeKevin C. Krinke
    Aug 20, 2013 at 4:39 pm
    Aug 20, 2013 at 4:52 pm
  • Hey everyone - In short, I have written a set of bindings for the library underlying the Tiny C Compiler and I want to know what package name I should use. I would prefer a top-level TCC package, in ...
    David MertensDavid Mertens
    Aug 15, 2013 at 12:57 pm
    Aug 15, 2013 at 4:35 pm
  • Hello, I uploaded this[0] the other day. I received the "entered" email, but never the "indexed" email. The module isn't listed in my pause permissions page as "first-come", and although the file is ...
    Mike DohertyMike Doherty
    Aug 13, 2013 at 11:45 pm
    Aug 19, 2013 at 8:00 pm
  • Hi Artur- Inspired by some difficulties I've had implementing and using Alien modules I've made some proposals for updating the Alien manifesto based on some current best practices that aren't ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Aug 8, 2013 at 5:57 pm
    Aug 8, 2013 at 5:57 pm
  • The idea was to refine the Alien manifesto it easier to implement and use external packages via Alien::XXX. Actually, this is a fact. The proposed clarification hopes to address some of the resultant ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Aug 7, 2013 at 7:22 pm
    Aug 8, 2013 at 5:24 pm
  • Hello, I'm seeking help naming my Perl module to parse the save file format of a specific application. The module will likely stay read-only as I don't assume demand exists for writing. I've looked ...
    Niall DurhamNiall Durham
    Aug 5, 2013 at 4:33 pm
    Aug 5, 2013 at 9:18 pm
  • I have started a Module I call REG (Regular Expression Generator) and placed it in github (see below). The idea is to create REs by called descriptive methods which generate the appropriate RE. For ...
    Shawn H CoreyShawn H Corey
    Aug 4, 2013 at 2:20 pm
    Aug 8, 2013 at 7:08 pm
  • I need a module name for a module, that exists only to benchmark its built in hash algorithms, on different smoke machines, and then read the build logs to see how how fast the hash algos were. So ...
    Bulk 88Bulk 88
    Aug 4, 2013 at 6:18 am
    Aug 5, 2013 at 12:00 am
  • All, Earlier I proposed a module name for an on-the-fly Moose class / instance builder and I got some really great advice both in the core execution of the module but also in some naming ideas ...
    Jed LundJed Lund
    Jul 31, 2013 at 12:38 am
    Jul 31, 2013 at 12:38 am
  • Hello. I would like to publish the modules described below. In particular, I'm requesting recommendations for a good name. Frequently I write simple mutators as functions. The mutator should return a ...
    Jim SchuelerJim Schueler
    Jul 23, 2013 at 2:38 pm
    Aug 1, 2013 at 11:41 pm
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