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1 1 A Web Service for the CPAN
2 2 ==========================
3 3
4   -The CPAN-API project (MetaCPAN) aims to provide a free, open web service which
5   -provides metadata for CPAN modules.
  4 +MetaCPAN aims to provide a free, open web service which provides metadata for
  5 +CPAN modules.
6 6
7 7 REST API
8 8 --------
9 9
10 10 MetaCPAN is based on ElasticSearch, so it provides a RESTful interface as well
11 11 as the option to create complex queries. [The
12   -wiki](https://github.com/CPAN-API/cpan-api/wiki/API-docs) provides a good
  12 +wiki](https://github.com/CPAN-API/cpan-api/wiki/Beta-API-docs) provides a good
13 13 starting point for REST access to MetaCPAN.
14 14
15 15 Expanding Your Author Info
16 16 --------------------------
17 17
18 18 MetaCPAN allows authors to add custom metadata about themselves to the index.
19   -You are encouraged to add your own custom fields. Have a look at [this short
20   -article](https://github.com/CPAN-API/cpan-api/wiki/How-to-upload-author-meta-data)
21   -on how to expand your author info.
  19 +Log in to MetaCPAN and add more information about yourself:
  20 +[[https://metacpan.org/account/profile]]
22 21
23 22 Installing Your Own MetaCPAN:
24 23 ---------------------------------------
25 24
26   -See the [installation](https://github.com/CPAN-API/cpan-api/wiki/Installation) page in the wiki to start playing with your own MetaCPAN installation.
  25 +See the [installation](https://github.com/CPAN-API/cpan-api/wiki/Installation)
  26 +page in the wiki to start playing with your own MetaCPAN installation.
27 27
28 28 Contributing:
29 29 -------------
30 30
31   -This project currently has very few committers. If you'd like to get involved,
32   -please join our mailing list (see below) and let us know what you'd like to
33   -start working on.
34   -
35   -http://search.metacpan.org
36   ---------------------------
37   -
38   -[http://search.metacpan.org](http://search.metacpan.org) is a pure JavaScript
39   -CPAN search engine, which is built on top of MetaCPAN.
  31 +If you'd like to get involved, find us at #metacpan or irc.perl.org or join
  32 +our mailing list (see below) and let us know what you'd like to start working
  33 +on.
40 34
41 35 IRC
42 36 ---
43 37
44 38 You can find us at #metacpan on irc.perl.org
45 39
46   -IRC logs can be found here: [http://irclog.perlgeek.de/metacpan/today](http://irclog.perlgeek.de/metacpan/today) (Thanks to [Moritz Lenz](http://moritz.faui2k3.org/) for making this service available)
  40 +IRC logs can be found here:
  41 +[http://irclog.perlgeek.de/metacpan/today](http://irclog.perlgeek.de/metacpan/today)
  42 +(Thanks to [Moritz Lenz](http://moritz.faui2k3.org/) for making this service
  43 +available)
47 44
48 45 Mailing List
49 46 ------------

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