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Personally, i still miss the old search.cpan.org

While metacpan beats it in every technical way with its much more advanced features, search.cpan.org was easier to use exactly because it had a lot less features. It was delightfully uncluttered and had all the features i needed.

perl -e 'use MIME::Base64; print decode_base64("4pmsIE5ldmVyIGdvbm5hIGdpdmUgeW91IHVwCiAgTmV2ZXIgZ29ubmEgbGV0IHlvdSBkb3duLi4uIOKZqwo=");'