RT – Action Plan for CPAN Authors

CPAN RT

CPAN RT is going away. CPAN authors have until the beginning of March to extract any useful information from it. RT is the “Request Tracker”, a bug tracking system that is written by Best Practical. For almost as long as I can remember, anyone who uploads a module to CPAN gets a free ticket queue… Continue reading RT – Action Plan for CPAN Authors

Down the rabbit hole

Blog posts are like busses. You wait months for one and then two come along on consecutive days! Yesterday I wrote about how we didn’t need a blogging platform for the Perl community – all we really needed was a good-looking feed aggregator. I mentioned Perlsphere as one such aggregator. Then Matthew commented, saying that… Continue reading Down the rabbit hole

Blogging for Perl

I think it was at YAPC Copenhagen in 2008 that a small group of us first discussed the idea of building a shared blogging platform for the Perl community. It was over a year later that we launched blogs.perl.org. I remember a lot of discussions over that time where we tried to thrash out exactly… Continue reading Blogging for Perl

Several Small Bits of News

A few little bits and pieces, none of which justify a blog post to themselves. blogs.perl.org Some of you will have seen that Evozon’s grant to replace blogs.perl.org was cancelled a couple of months ago. This made me sad as I (along with the rest of the blogs.perl.org team) really want to see the current,… Continue reading Several Small Bits of News