Acme::CPANModules::OrganizingCPAN - Efforts to organize CPAN

    This document describes version 0.001 of
    Acme::CPANModules::OrganizingCPAN (from Perl distribution
    Acme-CPANModules-OrganizingCPAN), released on 2021-06-03.

    This list catalog efforts to organize CPAN and help users navigate the
    sea of modules on CPAN.

    Bundles and Tasks

    A "Bundle::*" module lists several modules that will all get installed
    simply by installing the Bundle module. A later project Task aims to
    address some of the shortcomings of "Bundle::*" modules.


    Acme::CPANAuthors::* modules contains lists of CPAN author ID's, grouped
    by some criteria.


    Acme::CPANModules::* modules contains lists of CPAN modules (or
    scripts), grouped by some criteria.

    Map of CPAN

    The Map of CPAN project, <>, visualizes modules on
    CPAN as a map, with top namespaces with lots of modules under them
    appearing as islands while less popular namespaces are shown in the
    water regions.

    CPAN ratings

    CPAN ratings, <>, is an inactive project
    that allows users to rate and review any CPAN module. In 2018, it no
    longer accepts new submission. But all existing submissions are still


    Calling itself "Social Reviewing for Perl Modules", <>
    lets an author post about a module she plans to release, or perhaps just
    an idea of a module, to get input on name, interface, or what have you.
    Alternatively, the usual places where Perl communities hang out can be
    used for this use-case, including the Perl subreddit
    (<>), IRC channels (see
    <>), or PerlMonks (>).

    *   Task

    *   Acme::CPANAuthors

    *   Acme::CPANModules

  What is an Acme::CPANModules::* module?
    An Acme::CPANModules::* module, like this module, contains just a list
    of module names that share a common characteristics. It is a way to
    categorize modules and document CPAN. See Acme::CPANModules for more

  What are ways to use this Acme::CPANModules module?
    Aside from reading this Acme::CPANModules module's POD documentation,
    you can install all the listed modules (entries) using cpanm-cpanmodules
    script (from App::cpanm::cpanmodules distribution):

     % cpanm-cpanmodules -n OrganizingCPAN

    Alternatively you can use the cpanmodules CLI (from App::cpanmodules

        % cpanmodules ls-entries OrganizingCPAN | cpanm -n

    or Acme::CM::Get:

        % perl -MAcme::CM::Get=OrganizingCPAN -E'say $_->{module} for @{ $LIST->{entries} }' | cpanm -n

    or directly:

        % perl -MAcme::CPANModules::OrganizingCPAN -E'say $_->{module} for @{ $Acme::CPANModules::OrganizingCPAN::LIST->{entries} }' | cpanm -n

    This Acme::CPANModules module also helps lcpan produce a more meaningful
    result for "lcpan related-mods" command when it comes to finding related
    modules for the modules listed in this Acme::CPANModules module.

    Please visit the project's homepage at

    Source repository is at

    Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website

    When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch
    to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

    Acme::CPANModules - about the Acme::CPANModules namespace

    cpanmodules - CLI tool to let you browse/view the lists

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