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  • To Dear Perl and LINUX kernel development community: My propose to you at your list: is possible to write operate system in PERL? I am student in university, looked for interest project to conclude ...
    Antti HeikkinenAntti Heikkinen
    Jan 5, 2014 at 5:46 am
    Jan 6, 2014 at 1:50 am
  • Begin forwarded message: Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 02:33:42 -0500 From: James Clark <<span class="m_body_email_addr" title="e23df1ecb4ccf4d0145c74f757254e59" james.clark@cvalka.com</span To: Shlomi Fish ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Feb 17, 2013 at 9:43 pm
    Feb 17, 2013 at 9:43 pm
  • http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/01/29/0235220/perls-glory-days-are-behind-it-but-it-isnt-going-anywhere We know we suck at marketing, but is there anything we are going to do about it? -- ...
    Johan VromansJohan Vromans
    Jan 31, 2013 at 8:10 am
    Feb 10, 2013 at 7:27 am
  • Dear Karen, I am hereby asking you to consider relicensing the content of http://learn.perl.org/ and other perl.org sites, which is currently under the restrictive Creative Commons Attribution ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Dec 28, 2012 at 9:22 am
    Jan 7, 2013 at 7:01 pm
  • Advocacy folks, This might be something interesting to do something with. TWiki is one of those things that lots of folks use, likely without even knowing it is perl. -R === Forwarded Message: From: ...
    Robert SpierRobert Spier
    Sep 4, 2011 at 11:16 pm
    Sep 5, 2011 at 5:52 am
  • http://perl-begin.org/ is a site for Perl Beginners, that aims to collect the Internet's best resources for learning Perl. Here are the major changes to it since the last update: 1. The book [Modern ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jul 21, 2011 at 9:49 pm
    Jul 22, 2011 at 7:55 am
  • Hi all, Can anyone here volunteer to write about Perl for http://perl.about.com/ ? It's been suffering from a lot of neglect, and my application for a writer there was rejected (see below). Regards, ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    May 24, 2011 at 5:58 pm
    Sep 10, 2011 at 3:14 pm
  • Hi Brian, and all. please read my entire response. Well, there's a difference between repressing emotion (which is saying "No! I am not feeling this way now") and realising you're feeling something ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 23, 2011 at 10:37 pm
    Apr 24, 2011 at 10:33 am
  • Hi all, in case you have not read Su-Shee's http://blogs.perl.org/users/su-shee/2011/01/and-suddenly-youre-hip.html , you should because she gives many useful insights there. One thing she says there ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 8, 2011 at 9:11 am
    Mar 10, 2011 at 12:23 pm
  • Hi all, What do you people say about writing a book titled "Perl Humour" where we collect the best of the online humour about Perl? (both for, against, related to and in NPOV of Perl.) We can donate ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 6, 2011 at 7:42 am
    Mar 6, 2011 at 7:42 am
  • Hi all, I recently finished working on a new document titled "How to Start Contributing to or Using Open Source Software" intended to get more people involved in the world of free and open source ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Dec 27, 2010 at 6:55 pm
    Dec 27, 2010 at 6:55 pm
  • Hi all, OpenHatch ( https://openhatch.org/ ) is a new site whose mission is ( https://openhatch.org/about/ ): {{{{ Our core product is an open source software involvement engine. For developers, we ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Sep 14, 2010 at 3:56 pm
    Sep 14, 2010 at 3:56 pm
  • Hi, While the subject is not strictly related to advocacy but I was just contacted by a client for some work that will be bigger than I can do alone. The interesting part was that the client said "In ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Aug 19, 2010 at 8:28 pm
    Aug 21, 2010 at 7:05 am
  • Do we keep a list of current companies that are using Perl anywhere? I just noticed that Sony Support appears to be using Perl: http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-home.pl?mdl=HIDC10
    Joel LimardoJoel Limardo
    Aug 13, 2010 at 4:55 pm
    Mar 11, 2011 at 2:16 pm
  • Sending to the list as the sender declared it to be his intention. ---------- Forwarded Message ---------- Subject: Re: [Slightly OT] "NASA Uses COBOL" Date: Sunday 08 August 2010, 20:41:50 From: ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Aug 8, 2010 at 6:07 pm
    Aug 8, 2010 at 6:53 pm
  • Back when we discussed the "NASA Uses Python" in April, 2008, I said that: [quote] However, this thread gave me a really wicked idea for a parody site (not just of http://www.python.org/ of course), ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Aug 7, 2010 at 1:34 pm
    Aug 10, 2010 at 1:05 pm
  • Hi all! Here is what's new on http://perl-begin.org/ - the Perl Beginners' Site since the last update. * A page containing a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) lists was added - ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jun 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm
    Jun 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm
  • Hi all! So far the only announcement of perl-5.12.0 has been to the perl5-porters mailing as plaintext E-mail. It was copied in LWN.net: http://lwn.net/Articles/383203/ But it's still mostly ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 22, 2010 at 4:54 pm
    Apr 28, 2010 at 7:08 pm
  • Hi all! I've learned about http://teachingopensource.org/ today and here's my introduction E-mail to the list. Perhaps some Perl advocates would like to join this effort. Regards, Shlomi Fish ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 2, 2010 at 6:09 pm
    Apr 2, 2010 at 6:09 pm
  • Hi all! There are new additions to http://perl-begin.org/ , the site for Perl Beginners. Here is a summary of them: <<< ==16-March-2010: Topical and Uses Pages== We added a ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 16, 2010 at 1:21 pm
    Mar 16, 2010 at 1:21 pm
  • I thought the Perl Beginners' Site - http://perl-begin.org/ was perfect after the last update, but boy I was wrong. A quick review and critique of the site by a certain prominent Perl developer ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Aug 13, 2009 at 5:38 pm
    Aug 23, 2009 at 9:16 pm
  • After the last news item, a lot of work was invested in http://perl-begin.org/ , the Perl Beginners' Site. making it even better than it used to be. Here's a summary of the changes: * A testimonials ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jul 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm
    Jul 27, 2009 at 1:28 pm
  • Hi Andrew! On http://books.perl.org/onlinebooks : 1. HOP is missing: http://hop.perl.plover.com/book/ 2. So is "Writing Perl Modules for CPAN": http://www.apress.com/book/view/159059018X 3. So are ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jul 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm
    Jul 29, 2009 at 5:29 am
  • Hi all! I was doing a regular update for http://perl-begin.org/ when I updated http://perl-begin.org/mailing-lists/ and noticed that it still linked to the old Mailing lists' database at ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    May 11, 2009 at 3:21 pm
    May 14, 2009 at 7:10 am
  • Many of the talks given at YAPC &c are available online. If you check with authors beforehand they normally don't mind if the talks are recycled (feel free to use any of mine). That would solve a ...
    Steven LembarkSteven Lembark
    Jan 6, 2009 at 3:16 pm
    Jan 7, 2009 at 8:48 pm
  • Wondering when the next Perl event is? Wouldn't it be nice if the information was automatically available in your calendar? Cry no more, for I have setup an iCalendar file holding all the Perl events ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Jan 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 6:26 pm
  • http://www.perlfoundation.org/press_release_archive wtf ? -- http://www.aarontrevena.co.uk LAMP System Integration, Development and Hosting
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Dec 22, 2008 at 11:16 am
    Dec 23, 2008 at 10:13 am
  • Hi All, I'm guessing some you noticed ovid summoned the meme-that-will-not-die once more on use.perl. Anyway, rather than waste time arguing at python zealots who will never change their minds, or ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Dec 5, 2008 at 10:27 am
    Dec 16, 2008 at 12:03 am
  • What's this got to do with Perl: <http://freecomputerbooks.com/langPerlBooks.html Not all of these are "books" per se. For example, <http://www.faqs.org/docs/perl5int/ is Simon Cozens' rather nice ...
    Steven LembarkSteven Lembark
    Oct 16, 2008 at 5:30 pm
    Oct 27, 2008 at 12:35 pm
  • Be one of andy lester's friends and whine and bitch about software you didn't even bother to download let alone try out or communicate in any way with the developers before condemning as dead, ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Oct 7, 2008 at 7:22 pm
    Oct 7, 2008 at 8:17 pm
  • Hi. The YAPCs' site -http://www.yapc.org/index.html - should contain a list of previous YAPCs with links. It doesn't at the moment, and it's annoying, because I cannot find the previous YAPCs. ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Sep 9, 2008 at 10:02 am
    Sep 13, 2008 at 5:36 pm
  • Does anyone know if the ActiveState perl mailing list are still intact? I haven't received any digests in several weeks and looking at the archives online shows no messages since mid-July.
    Phil RichcreekPhil Richcreek
    Aug 4, 2008 at 4:40 pm
    Aug 6, 2008 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi! I'd like to nominate Gábor Szabó (the Hugarian-Israeli Perl programmer, not the Jazz musician) for his contributions to the Israeli and Global Perl Communities. See: * http://www.szabgab.com/ * ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jun 3, 2008 at 8:48 pm
    Jun 6, 2008 at 12:47 pm
  • hi all, I've added a stub page giving perl usage metrics on the wiki at : http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl5/index.cgi?usage_statistics it would be really cool, if anybody could add more links, etc. ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    May 22, 2008 at 3:10 pm
    May 22, 2008 at 3:10 pm
  • I've collected many of my thoughts on how Perl needs to move forward. http://perlbuzz.com/2008/05/perl-decentralize-diversify-colonize.html xoxo, Andy -- Andy Lester = andy@petdance.com = ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    May 6, 2008 at 6:05 am
    May 7, 2008 at 12:58 am
  • Hi all! I'd like to start the long task of updating http://history.perl.org/PerlTimeline.html which has been stopped at 2002. What I'm planning to do is: 1. Make the document validate: ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 26, 2008 at 3:51 pm
    May 2, 2008 at 2:06 pm
  • Hi All, I've been contributing to both the perl 5 and perl 6 wiki's, but find that they are hardly linked to, the urls aren't exactly easy to remember, and the inner community (let alone the ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Apr 17, 2008 at 8:29 am
    May 2, 2008 at 2:12 pm
  • Hi All, Just a quickie to say, it doesn't take long to add your project and contributions to perl projects on ohloh. Heck, I just added Autodia to googlecode (free svn ftw), and then to ohloh in 10 ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Apr 16, 2008 at 2:43 pm
    Apr 16, 2008 at 2:43 pm
  • I have always been a fan of Quick Reference Guides, (like O'Reilly's Perl Pocket Reference that I lost), cheat sheets, and the like and recently discovered at a Barnes and Nobles, a bunch of ...
    Haufler, Wayne AHaufler, Wayne A
    Apr 7, 2008 at 3:48 pm
    Apr 7, 2008 at 3:51 pm
  • Hi all! If you go to http://www.python.org/ you'll see at the top-right corner a picture of an astronaut with the title "NASA uses Python...". Now, to the layman or beginner it might sound more ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 5, 2008 at 12:53 pm
    Apr 7, 2008 at 8:14 pm
  • Are you on the GSOC mailing list Eric? -- Andy Armstrong, Hexten
    Andy ArmstrongAndy Armstrong
    Mar 1, 2008 at 7:44 pm
    Mar 1, 2008 at 7:44 pm
  • FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. ATTENTION: This is to inform you that it have come to the notice board of the Federal Bureau Investigation(FBI), That the sum of $65.5, Million U.S Dollars is coming ...
    FederalbureauivestigationdptFederalbureauivestigationdpt
    Jan 25, 2008 at 12:54 pm
    Jan 25, 2008 at 12:54 pm
  • Anyone doing anything to counter this misconception? http://www.nautis.com/2007/08/17/cms-review-bricolage/ Note that blog comments that say, "you're wrong!" are more harmful than helpful. I mean is ...
    David E. WheelerDavid E. Wheeler
    Jan 25, 2008 at 3:52 am
    Mar 19, 2008 at 3:20 am
  • http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/article.php/3718191 Can the Perl community learn somthing form them? Gabor -- Gabor Szabo http://www.szabgab.com/
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Dec 23, 2007 at 9:39 am
    Dec 25, 2007 at 10:32 am
  • I notice that the Perl Foundation doesn't have any representation on the Google organisation page, which I found a tad surprising. Python is there, so languages are ok, Eclipse is there so programs ...
    Richard FoleyRichard Foley
    Dec 12, 2007 at 8:38 am
    Dec 12, 2007 at 7:52 pm
  • Hi, I have setup an AdServer to help us promote various Perl events, the Perl Mongers and Perl in general on web sites: http://adserver.szabgab.com/ There are some general ads (you can see all the ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Nov 13, 2007 at 9:19 am
    Nov 14, 2007 at 8:45 pm
  • if we are already talking advocacy, I'd appreciate your help here. I am trying to put together a one day long training for Java/C*/etc... programmers to learn Perl as a second language. I don't want ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Oct 3, 2007 at 2:47 pm
    Oct 3, 2007 at 7:18 pm
  • Hi all! There is an interesting discussion about Perl here: http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?joel.3.546349.20 Quoting it: <<<<<<<<< For some reasons there are lots of buzz about Ruby, ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Oct 2, 2007 at 8:02 pm
    Oct 3, 2007 at 9:12 pm
  • Hi, In case you weren't aware the perl foundation now has a wiki for perl 5, it's been growing pretty fast, and is already shaping up nicely. A couple of very quick/easy things you can do for perl ...
    Aaron TrevenaAaron Trevena
    Jul 21, 2007 at 9:05 am
    Sep 21, 2007 at 6:08 pm
  • Here's Allen Gilson telling his story of his career with computers and how perl was a breath of fresh air. http://allengil.freeshell.org/perl.html -- Greg Matheson Try it, you'll like it. But if you ...
    Greg MathesonGreg Matheson
    Jul 5, 2007 at 11:04 am
    Jul 5, 2007 at 11:04 am
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