Marketing Perl at FOSDEM

It’s two weeks since I went to FOSDEM and I promised to write an article about what happened there. Better do that before I forget everything. Some time ago, Gabor applied for a Perl stand at this year’s FOSDEM. The idea was that we could go along and promote Perl to people who are part […]

Building RPMs from CPAN Distributions

Regular readers will know that in the past I’ve shown some interest in building RPMs from CPAN distributions. It’s been a while since I did much work in this area (although I do still release the occasional module to my RPM repository. Over the weekend I was at FOSDEM and I attended Gabor’s talk on […]


This weekend is the annual FOSDEM conference in Brussels. I really enjoy FOSDEM but, for reasons I don’t really understand, this will be the first time I’ve been since 2005. It will also be one of the rare occasions where I attend a conference without giving a talk – the organisers turned down my proposed […]