Add a LICENSE file to your distribution - it's easy!

Every distribution should have a LICENSE file, that corresponds to the licensing information contained in your Makefile.PL.

You can create this file from the command line by installing App::Software::License - e.g. cpanm App::Software::License. Then, just invoke the software-license command.

Perl QA Hackathon 2014 report

Last week, I travelled to Lyon, France for my first QA Hackathon. Although it is even longer than a YAPC (four full days rather than three), there were no formal talks, no job fair... just thirty Perl programmers put together in a few rooms to work on problems together and improve the Perl ecosystem. I felt very privileged to have been invited, and came ready with a list of projects, problems, and topics of conversation.

Is the module list useful?

Is the PAUSE module list ( useful anymore? Do any cpan clients, or other tools, make use of it?

I've seen many users (via isubmit their module for registration immediately after upload, so there seems to be an impression that it is a necessary step, despite the PAUSE documentation saying it's not (however it is quite vague as to *how* useful this measure actually is).

This list doesn't even seem to be up to date - e.g. I don't see my module Test::LWP::UserAgent in the list, despite registeri…

YANWT (Yet Another No-Warnings Tester)

A few weeks ago a casual exchange occured on irc... I might as well quote it rather than paraphrase: