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, […]

blogs.perl.org

It seems that last night blogs.perl.org was hacked. I first became aware of it when someone pointed me at this story a few hours ago. As you’ll see, the contents of the mt_author table have been made public. We’re still investigating the extent of the hack. But, as a precaution, we have configured the site […]

Blogs.perl.org Problems

It’s ten days since we announced blogs.perl.org and it still doesn’t work properly. Our mistake was to launch it on a really underpowered server. It worked fine when there were half a dozen of us testing it out, but when the entire Perl community descended on it to take a look at the site (and […]

My Sekrit Project

It’s quite possible that over the last year or so you’ve heard me muttering about a secret project that I’ve been working on. Well, this morning I can finally reveal what it is. Do you ever wish that the Perl community had a centralised blogging site where anyone could set up a blog for free? […]