Category Archives: cpan-meta-spec

CPAN Meta Spec Call for Proposals is closed

The Call for Proposals for updates to the CPAN Meta Spec is closed. The final list of proposals is on the CPAN Meta Spec Proposals page. Over the next few days, I will compile these into individual emails and post them to the cpan-workers mailing list for discussion and triage. To join in the discussion, […]

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Only one more week to submit CPAN Meta Spec proposals

On August 26, I issued a Call for Proposals for the CPAN Meta Spec. It is now one week away from the deadline for submission. There are over twenty-five proposals already (see below) as well as numerous other brainstorming ideas that haven't been fleshed out into full proposals yet. There is still time to help […]

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MYMETA.yml in the wild

I've recently released a development snapshot of Module::Build 0.35_01. This release implements MYMETA.yml. MYMETA.yml is just like META.yml, in that it follows the CPAN Meta Spec, but whereas META.yml is generated by the distribution author at packaging time, MYMETA.yml is generated by the end user at configure time after any dynamic dependencies are known. This […]

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Call for proposals: CPAN META Spec

The CPAN META Spec is the basis for the META.yml metadata files included in most modern CPAN distributions. Since the spec was last updated two years ago, there have been suggestions in many forums for how it could be improved in clarity or functionality, but nothing has been done. To move from ideas to implementation, […]

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