Kwalitee Issues


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


Add a section called "LICENSE" to the documentation, or add a file named LICENSE to the distribution.


Add =head1 LICENSE and the text of the license to the main module in your code.


Add a README to the distribution. It should contain a quick description of your module and how to install it.


Run a proper command ("make manifest" or "./Build manifest", maybe with a force option), or use a distribution builder to generate the MANIFEST. Or update MANIFEST manually.


  • MANIFEST (12) does not match dist (13):
  • Missing in MANIFEST: t/._00-compile.t


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

Error: Typist-0.02/lib/Typist/ -- Around line 53: '=end' without a target? Typist-0.02/lib/Typist/Template/ -- Around line 173: '=end' without a target? Typist-0.02/lib/Typist/ -- Around line 99: '=end' without a target? Typist-0.02/lib/Typist/Util/ -- Around line 182: '=end' without a target? Typist-0.02/lib/ Around line 64: =begin without a target?Around line 452: '=end' without a target?


Split the distribution, or fix the version numbers to make them consistent (use the highest version number to avoid version downgrade).

Error: 0.02,0.04,0.11,0.34


Add =head1 LICENSE and/or the proper text of the well-known license to the main module in your code.


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


If you are using Build.PL define the {requires}{perl} = VERSION field. If you are using MakeMaker (Makefile.PL) you should upgrade ExtUtils::MakeMaker to 6.48 and use MIN_PERL_VERSION parameter. Perl::MinimumVersion can help you determine which version of Perl your module needs.


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.


If you use Mac OS X, set COPYFILE_DISABLE (for OS 10.5 and better) or COPY_EXTENDED_ATTRIBUTES_DISABLE (for OS 10.4) environmental variable to true to exclude dot underscore files from a distribution.


  • t/._00-compile.t


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: Typist::Builder, Typist::L10N, Typist::Template::Context, Typist::Util::String


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


Add all modules contained in this distribution to the META.yml field 'provides'. Module::Build or Dist::Zilla::Plugin::MetaProvides do this automatically for you.


Add a 'repository' resource to the META.yml via 'meta_add' accessor (for Module::Build) or META_ADD parameter (for ExtUtils::MakeMaker).


Name Abstract Version View
Typist A template engine and framework like the ones found in Movable Type and TypePad 0.02 metacpan
Typist::Builder Compilation and building of templates into output metacpan
Typist::L10N Base class for localization services metacpan
Typist::Template A simple file-based template object 0.04 metacpan
Typist::Template::Context contains and manages the context for a template metacpan
Typist::Template::Filters Standard global filters plugin 0.11 metacpan
Typist::Template::Tags 0.34 metacpan
Typist::Util::String Utility methods for string manipulation metacpan

Other Files

MANIFEST metacpan
META.yml metacpan
Makefile.PL metacpan