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  1 +This is a web frontend to CPAN and Github search functions.
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  3 +It does parallel searches on http://search.cpan.org and Github
  4 +and tries to merge results.
  5 +
  6 +Github search is limited to Perl repositories.
  7 +
  8 +We are reading data from urls that look like:
  9 + 1. http://search.cpan.org/search?query=friendfeed&mode=all&format=xml
  10 + 2. http://github.com/api/v2/xml/repos/search/(FriendFeed%20OR%20description:FriendFeed)%20AND%20language:Perl%20AND%20fork:false
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  12 +BUGS:
  13 +Github search is very slow and unreliable.
  14 +
  15 +XML output of search.cpan.org does not contain information about
  16 +version and display name of the author.

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