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    CPAN – Comprehensive Perl Archive Network

    Short for Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, a collection of Internet archives that is a resource for material related to the Perl programming language. CPAN includes:

    • A listing of Perl modules and their source code
    • Documentation for Perl and Perl modules
    • Distributions of Perl
    • Information about Perl and module authors
    • Hints for programming in Perl
    • Guidelines for submitting material to CPAN.