Eugene van der Pijll is the author of DateTime::Calendar::Christian, which manipulates dates in either Julian or Gregorian calendars, depending on what the date actually is. This module has not been updated since 2003, and uses the DateTime
language interface, that has since been deprecated in favor of
locale and retracted..
I am trying to get it fixed, and am willing to adopt the module myself …
Geo::Coder::Geocoder::US is a Perl module that interfaces to the Geocoding API of geocoder.us. Unfortunately that disappeared late 2015. Since this module is therefore useless, I am deleting it from CPAN.
Perl::Critic::Policy::Variables::ProhibitUnusedVarsStricter (whew!) is a Perl Critic policy that attempts to be more stringent about finding unused variables than the core policy of similar name. One of the things that has to be done to make this happen is to figure out which variables are interpolated into double-quotish strings.
The original version of this module had its own string-analysis logic, as do other Perl-Critic policies …
I found myself one day trying to come up with a regexp that matched
m/ \G \s* (?:
(?<oct> 0b+ | 0[0-7]+ | 0x[[:xdigit:]]+ ) |
(?<float> [+-]?(?=\.?\d)\d*\.?\d*(?:e[+-]?\d+)? )
(?! \w )
<oct> capture represents things that
need to be run through the
oct built-in, and the
<float> capture comes from perlfaq4.
The problem here was t…
Perl's copious documentation is one of the things that keeps me using it. But
a pretty good idea where to start looking, can be like finding the proverbial
needle in a haystack.
Fortunately, we have Joshua ben Jore's perldoc-search,
which will find anything you can specify as a regular expression, and that
Perl itself can find.
Unfortunately, this can sometimes be a bit too much. I generally have several Perl
kits unpacked in my home direc…