in reply to scripts on CPAN
You might do what petdance has done with ack. ack is a grep-like script. To make it findable on cpan, Andy has split out the useful functions into App::Ack.
So, you might consider App::Foo good enough for your needs.
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My hypothesis is that she’ll be too busy laughing at you to even bother slapping you." (src)
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