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Here is a quick and dirty little app that will query for the module of the day and install it via CPAN. You must have the proper permissions on your system to actually install the module. Better late then never. :)
use strict; use warnings; use CPAN; use Time::Piece; use LWP::Simple; use Data::Dumper; use HTML::TokeParser::Simple; use Lingua::EN::Numbers::Ordinate; use constant YEAR => 2003; my $time = localtime; unless ($time->year == YEAR && $time->mon == 12 && $time->mday < 25) { die "today does not have module\n"; } my $day = ordinate($time->mday); my $html = get("{[YEAR]}/$day"); my $p = HTML::TokeParser::Simple->new(\$html); while (my $t = $p->get_token) { if ($t->is_start_tag('div')) { my $attr = $t->return_attr; if (defined $attr->{class} && $attr->{class} eq 'moduletitle') { $t = $p->get_token; CPAN::Shell->install($t->as_is); } } }

Podmaster++ >:)


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