A better Recent CPAN Uploads feed

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Our own CPAN Watch has the tag line "We watch the CPAN so you don't have to", but if you still want to, then there's a new CPAN feed in town.

search.cpan.org has the Recent Uploads page and feed, but all it shows is the distribution name and description. Daisuke Murase has created his own CPAN Recent Changes site and feed that now shows the relevant parts of the change log, back to the latest non-developer release. At least, that seems to be its intent, although its heuristic seems to not always work.

I'm glad to see the new site in place. I'm sure new additions will be coming, and maybe others will offer their own spin on what's new in CPAN, as well. It's a mutation that will lead to more evolution.

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Actual source code for the site is available on his repository as well, so we could improve the heuristics to grab the accurate changes file.
http://svn.unknownplace.org/public/CPANRecent/trunk/

Our own CPAN Watch has the tag line "We watch the CPAN so you don't have to", but if you still want to, then there's a new CPAN feed in town.

Maybe you ought to put out a Call For Volunteers to get that section moving. The FogBuzz release was the most recent release on the page for a long time. There've been lots of interesting releases other than that.

I e-mailed the C-W address about the release of File-Path-2.01, which I consider to be a major release, and thus hoping to raise the visibility.

But you said nothing about it. Not that I'm bitter or anything :)

Believe me, I think the value of the section cannot be over-estimated and I hope it finds its champion. But right now it's a little dead.

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