Under maintenance.

Most probably CPANTS databases are being regenerated from scratch due to major changes in Kwalitee metrics or updates of relevant modules/perl. Usually this maintenance takes about a day or two, and some of the information may be old or missing tentatively. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Kwalitee Issues


Add a Changelog (best named 'Changes') to the distribution. It should list at least major changes implemented in newer versions.


Add a META.yml to the distribution. Your buildtool should be able to autogenerate it.


Remove the POD errors. You can check for POD errors automatically by including Test::Pod to your test suite.

Error: News-Article-1.27/Article.pm -- Around line 1574: You forgot a '=back' before '=head1' News-Article-1.27/AutoReply.pm -- Around line 174: You forgot a '=back' before '=head1' News-Article-1.27/FormArticle.pm -- Around line 186: You forgot a '=back' before '=head1' News-Article-1.27/FormReply.pm -- Around line 88: You forgot a '=back' before '=head1'


Add a META.json to the distribution. Your buildtool should be able to autogenerate it.


Define the license if you are using in Build.PL. If you are using MakeMaker (Makefile.PL) you should upgrade to ExtUtils::MakeMaker version 6.31.


Move your *.pm files in a directory named 'lib'. The directory structure should look like 'lib/Your/Module.pm' for a module named 'Your::Module'. If you need to provide additional files, e.g. for testing, that should not be considered for Kwalitee, then you should look at the 'provides' map in META.yml to limit the files scanned; or use the 'no_index' map to exclude parts of the distribution.

Error: Article.pm, AutoReply.pm, FormArticle.pm, FormReply.pm


Add 'use warnings' (or its equivalents) to all modules (this will require perl > 5.6), or convince us that your favorite module is well-known enough and people can easily see the modules warn when something bad happens.

Error: News::Article, News::AutoReply, News::FormArticle, News::FormReply


This is not a critical issue. Currently mainly informative for the CPANTS authors. It might be removed later.


Name Abstract Version View
News::Article Object for handling Usenet articles in mail or news form. 1.27 metacpan
News::AutoReply derivative of News::Article for generating autoreplies metacpan
News::FormArticle derivative of News::Article metacpan
News::FormReply derivative of News::FormArticle and News::AutoReply metacpan

Other Files

MANIFEST metacpan
Makefile.PL metacpan
README metacpan