++ for trying to make perldoc -X work. -- for suggesting
XML. Several -- for that, even.
POD has a powerful advantage in that it is light on the
markup. You can read POD without requiring a 'viewer' to
make visual sense of it. XML is almost the antithesis of
that ease of use.
Perhaps you could rejigger perlvar in the same manner as
perlfunc, to regularize the usage. You have the power...
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