Parley::Version - The Parley project-wide version number
package Parley::Whatever; # Must be on one line so MakeMaker can parse it. use Parley::Version; our $VERSION = $Parley::VERSION;
Because of the problems coordinating revision numbers in a distributed version control system and across a directory full of Perl modules, this module provides a central location for the project's release number.
This idea was taken from SVK