The Paranoid modules provide a number of routines that are intended for use in strict and taint-safe scripts. The modules cover a variety of tasks from command-line argument parsing to process and network management. All of the modules use a debug trace framework for diagnostic output that is easily used and extended for application code as well.
Class::EHierarchy is intended for use as a base class for custom objects. The objects need one or more of the following features: orderly bottom-up destruction of objects, opaque objects, class-based access restrictions for properties and methods, primitive strict property type awareness, and alias-based object retrieval.
Sman is "The Searcher for Man Pages", an enhanced version of "apropos" and "man -k". Sman adds several key abilities over its predecessors, including stemming and support for complex boolean text searches such as "(linux and kernel) or (mach and microkernel)". It shows results in a ranked order, optionally with a summary of the manpage with the searched text highlighted. Searches may be applied to the manpage section, title, body, or filename. The complete contents of the man page are indexed. A prebuilt index is used to perform fast searches.
Kobold's Quest 1 is a heroic fantasy RPG-Adventure game. The purpose is to play a kobold apprentice magician who learns the way of the wizard on the way through dungeons and so on. The first encounter is in the South Gnarborean woods dungeon with a red dracolich mage. You can cast spells from his spellbook if you defeat him. Furthermore, there is a water dungeon to the far east wherein an assassin mage is said to dwell. Then there are the Nut People who congregate in their little village. Their head magician also has spells for you if you can find him somewhere in the north. The Celestian lords and ladies are said to dabble in the affairs of wizards. A rogue leads you on to their encounter.
The metric implemented in the Image::Density Perl Module estimates the density of data where there is data, and has a reasonable correlation with goodness as judged by humans. That is, if you let a human look at a set of images and judge quality, the density values for those images as calculated here tend to correlate well with the human judgement (densities that are too high or too low represent "bad'' images). It is intended for use on bitonal TIFF images, such as those from scanning paper documents.
libphidgets is a user-space access library for the Phidget devices. It provides a generic and flexible way to access and interact with the Phidgets, and comes with all the advantages of a user-space library. It is based on libhid (which is based on libusb), thus it requires no HID support in the kernel. Furthermore, it aims to support all operating system supported by libusb/libhid: Linux, BSD, OS X, and Windows.