Nice, Perl is pretty awesome for building tools like that, and yes KiCAD has picked up a lot of popularity lately. I've been considering puttering around with KiCAD tools as well along with some component distributor APIs for part info/ordering integration, but a lot of people who are a lot better programmers than me have been doing that already and making some very cool stuff.
Just another Perl hooker - My clients appreciate that I keep my code clean but my comments dirty.
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