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  • The Bioperl devs have been using BIOPERLML as an ‘umbrella’ group ID for making releases. We would like to add a few new devs to this for making future releases if possible; is there an easy way to ...
    Fields, Christopher JFields, Christopher J
    May 27, 2016 at 9:43 pm
    May 27, 2016 at 9:43 pm
  • Does anyone know or have a recent email address for Lars Lundberg? His PAUSE id is LARSLUND. His CPAN email address bounces, as does another email address I found for him. I couldn’t find him on ...
    Neil BowersNeil Bowers
    May 24, 2016 at 10:50 pm
    May 24, 2016 at 10:50 pm
  • Hello I would like to upload a new Linux module for access to the Real Time Clock (RTC) driver using ioctl calls. I use it for the wake-up alarm than can power on the computer over night for ...
    Timothy MaddenTimothy Madden
    May 15, 2016 at 11:30 pm
    May 15, 2016 at 11:30 pm
  • Guys, After I uploaded my new module Date::Easy a while back, I got a failure notice from PAUSE: Of course, I had checked for that prior to uploading, but perhaps I'm looking in the wrong place. My ...
    Buddy BurdenBuddy Burden
    May 3, 2016 at 7:34 am
    May 12, 2016 at 10:01 pm
  • I am looking to release a collection of modules for converting data. The modules read data from a source, convert the data, then add it into an SQL database. The modules are named like this... * ...
    Robert WohlfarthRobert Wohlfarth
    May 3, 2016 at 2:20 am
    May 5, 2016 at 10:27 am
  • Hi all, please give me a COMAINT status on https://metacpan.org/release/XML-Amazon - its current maintainer ( https://metacpan.org/author/HEDWIG ; he is on the To: to this message as well ) has made ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Apr 10, 2016 at 7:41 pm
    Apr 11, 2016 at 5:48 am
  • I maintain server Perl modules on CPAN: http://search.cpan.org/~jdhedden/ Some of the modules are part of the core Perl distribution; some are my own. I want to add them to GitHub. Is there preferred ...
    Jerry D. HeddenJerry D. Hedden
    Mar 29, 2016 at 3:21 am
    Mar 30, 2016 at 12:54 am
  • First off, read this: https://github.com/Perl-Toolchain-Gang/toolchain-site/blob/master/lancaster-consensus.md#rules-for-distribution-naming PAUSE has started enforcing these rules since last July ...
    Curtis JewellCurtis Jewell
    Mar 10, 2016 at 3:54 am
    Mar 10, 2016 at 3:57 am
  • Hi all, I don't understand why I'm reject when uploading Apache::Session::Browseable since I'm the creator and "View permissions" in Pause show me as maint of all of this. Regards, Xavier -------- ...
    Mar 9, 2016 at 6:17 am
    Mar 9, 2016 at 6:17 am
  • What's the best way for me to start a conversation with the lead developers of DBIC as well as the leads of the various modules that wrap DBIC as a plugin for other frameworks? I have most of a spec ...
    Paul BennettPaul Bennett
    Mar 6, 2016 at 6:17 pm
    Mar 6, 2016 at 6:24 pm
  • Dear sirs and madams, thanks for maintaining http://rt.cpan.org/ . There is, however, a long-standing problem with it that the site keeps logging me out (usually after I close my browser), and I keep ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Feb 27, 2016 at 11:00 am
    Feb 28, 2016 at 12:45 pm
  • I’ve tried contacting Brent Powers (BPOWERS) about getting co-maint or ownership of Memoize::ExpireLRU, but email to him bounces. I think I’ve found him on LinkedIn, and am waiting to see if he ...
    Neil BowersNeil Bowers
    Feb 9, 2016 at 9:54 pm
    Feb 9, 2016 at 9:54 pm
  • As per Zoffix's post and reply at http://blogs.perl.org/users/zoffix_znet/2016/01/modules-for-adoption-bit-rot-thursday.html, I would like to request first-come permissions on ...
    Karen EtheridgeKaren Etheridge
    Feb 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm
    Feb 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm
  • In the modern world, it's nice to know that your kit is as the author built it. So, in theory we have signed distributions (e.g. Module::Signature). But I don't see many of them. I wondered why. I ...
    Timothe LittTimothe Litt
    Jan 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm
    Jan 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm
  • I'm PWBENNETT and I want to talk with GONZUS about Path::Hilbert::XS and how I can make my Path::Hilbert automatically load your ::XS module under the covers if it's installed. I welcome advice from ...
    Paul BennettPaul Bennett
    Jan 17, 2016 at 4:12 pm
    Feb 25, 2016 at 10:24 am
  • I had some email with Audrey Tang recently, and ended up getting co-maint on a couple of her modules. She mentioned that she’s not really doing Perl 5 these days, so would be open to co-maints for ...
    Neil BowersNeil Bowers
    Jan 16, 2016 at 10:37 pm
    Jan 16, 2016 at 10:37 pm
  • Hi all! I'd like to have a COMAINT bit (co-maintainer) on https://metacpan.org/release/File-Remove , which today I've been bitten by this bug of it ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 4, 2016 at 5:04 pm
    Jan 10, 2016 at 2:30 pm
  • Hi I wrote a program to add repository link to MakefilePL/Build.PL, so it will be published via META.*. It can clone repository from github, add link, do fork and pull request or just add link to ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Dec 26, 2015 at 7:47 pm
    Dec 26, 2015 at 7:47 pm
  • [[Background ~~~~~~~~~~ I've been writing a bunch of modules to talk to specific kinds of hardware chips (sensors, motor controllers, radio interfaces, etc...) that are electrically SPI or I²C ...
    Paul \"LeoNerd\" EvansPaul \"LeoNerd\" Evans
    Oct 21, 2015 at 5:54 pm
    Oct 23, 2015 at 1:20 am
  • Heyas everyone, I'm in the process of organising to have my very first contribution to CPAN uploaded and see that it may be prudent to ask for feedback on the names I currently have, especially as it ...
    Oct 17, 2015 at 12:46 am
    Nov 5, 2015 at 12:18 pm
  • What with META.json being generated (and presumably used) in our CPAN uploads, is it necessary to include META.yml anymore? A brief search didn't really tell me anything. If it makes a difference, ...
    John M GambleJohn M Gamble
    Oct 6, 2015 at 6:21 pm
    Oct 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm
  • One of my modules is Sub::WrapPackages. It has a feature where you can invoke it once and it will both wrap itself around code that's already been loaded, but will also lurk in the background and do ...
    David CantrellDavid Cantrell
    Oct 6, 2015 at 3:30 pm
    Oct 6, 2015 at 4:21 pm
  • Begin forwarded message: Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2015 10:23:44 +0300 From: Shlomi Fish <<span class="m_body_email_addr" title="f91fc0a43611147f2a559db40bda9083" shlomif@shlomifish.org</span To: David ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Sep 26, 2015 at 8:33 am
    Sep 30, 2015 at 11:24 pm
  • Hi Kim! I'd like to comaintain this CPAN distribution of yours - https://metacpan.org/release/gettext , which has been suffering from accumulating test failures and bug reports, and other bitrot , ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Sep 18, 2015 at 9:14 am
    Sep 19, 2015 at 8:42 pm
  • Greetings, I recently got co-maintainer from IAMCAL for Flickr::API. I then contacted Nuno Nunes (CCed) who gave me first-comer for a number of Flickr::API::etc modules. It is my intention to blend ...
    Sep 16, 2015 at 7:54 pm
    Sep 17, 2015 at 5:38 pm
  • Looks like we're ready to deploy version 5 to the production environments, so I suggest that we do it tomorrow (Thursday) morning. Anyone have any objection? Lisa? Krzysztof? -- David Cantrell
    David CantrellDavid Cantrell
    Apr 8, 2015 at 11:21 am
    Apr 9, 2015 at 1:35 pm
  • Random musings from #perl on Freenode: If I write a base module that's intended for expansion/extension (such as Tickit), and then write lots and lots of extensions (see: the entire Tickit::Widget: ...
    Paul \"LeoNerd\" EvansPaul \"LeoNerd\" Evans
    Mar 31, 2015 at 4:29 pm
    Apr 5, 2015 at 4:40 pm
  • Hi Balaji, There are a number of places where you can get feedback on module ideas: http://prepan.org <http://prepan.org/ is a website where you can post an outline of your module, link to a github ...
    Neil BowersNeil Bowers
    Mar 26, 2015 at 9:01 am
    Mar 26, 2015 at 9:01 am
  • Hi all! I would like to request COMAINT on https://metacpan.org/release/Crypt-CFB by https://metacpan.org/author/KJH . There hasn't been a release by KJH since Feb, 2011 (over 4 years ago). My plans ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Mar 23, 2015 at 2:57 pm
    Mar 27, 2015 at 9:18 am
  • This weekend I gave my CPAN library CPAN-Mini-Visit-Simple an overhaul, a large part of which was guaranteeing that CPAN Testers handled the absence of a minicpan gracefully. As a result, for the ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Mar 9, 2015 at 10:44 pm
    Mar 13, 2015 at 12:10 am
  • When I am working on an update to a CPAN distribution, I say "make clean", then create the Makefile in the customary way -- but I get a warning about files missing from my "kit". ##### $ perl ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Feb 14, 2015 at 12:17 am
    Feb 14, 2015 at 12:33 am
  • I want to make a few modules that each do a specific type of statistical detection of outliers in a data set. They may or may not use PDL. Similar to what you see here ...
    Adam XAdam X
    Feb 6, 2015 at 9:51 pm
    Feb 9, 2015 at 11:39 am
  • Hi, I'm creating a module to run the Gurbbs Test on a set of numbers using this forumula: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grubbs%27_test_for_outliers Would Math::GrubbsTest be a good module name? Doing ...
    Feb 6, 2015 at 6:42 pm
    Feb 8, 2015 at 10:24 pm
  • I've being using Parse::MAL as package name for some time and I wanted to check it before publishing it on CPAN. I look forward your comments. Thanks, JP
    Jean Pierre DucassouJean Pierre Ducassou
    Jan 14, 2015 at 10:15 pm
    Jan 16, 2015 at 5:01 pm
  • ActivePerl in 5.16 and before had code to build XS modules with dmake/mingw/gcc, while the perl core was compiled with Visual C. Going the other way, Visual C extensions with a GCC core has never ...
    Jan 9, 2015 at 5:17 am
    Jan 16, 2015 at 2:57 am
  • In the run up to a PDL-2.008 release, PDL::Slatec is now being indexed by the CPAN indexer and since I am not listed as co-maintainer the releases are now shown as UNAUTHORIZED. I would appreciate if ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am
    Jan 7, 2015 at 9:37 pm
  • Hi, I have been working in the analytics and reporting domain lately and was checking out the perl modules available in this area. The Datawarehouse::* modules by Nelson Ferraz seem to be a good ...
    Ashish MukherjeeAshish Mukherjee
    Jan 2, 2015 at 9:09 am
    Jan 2, 2015 at 9:09 am
  • All- I'm working on some new module development and I would like to make the progress available via CPAN and for testing, I don't want to start claiming package namespaces until things settle down. I ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Dec 12, 2014 at 4:34 pm
    Dec 16, 2014 at 12:28 pm
  • I am not sure how to name this module. I consider its existence a joke. Like Acme::Bleach. PE=Portable Executable, the Win32 exe/dll file format. Should it be in App::? Acme::? or is Win32:: fine? is ...
    Nov 26, 2014 at 4:09 am
    Nov 26, 2014 at 4:09 am
  • [[ background ]] I've been doing a lot of hardware IO work lately, which involves lots of talking to hardware devices, where there are byte-wide registers that store little bitfields, sometimes of ...
    Paul \"LeoNerd\" EvansPaul \"LeoNerd\" Evans
    Sep 24, 2014 at 10:56 am
    Sep 24, 2014 at 10:16 pm
  • I've written a module which subclasses Text::Template and provides local encapsulation of template variable environments (https://bitbucket.org/djerius/text-template-localize). I like the name ...
    Diab JeriusDiab Jerius
    Sep 18, 2014 at 2:56 pm
    Sep 19, 2014 at 4:33 pm
  • I just saw this: https://metacpan.org/release/Catalyst-Runtime It has a big red link to a web-based IRC client getting on to #catalyst Gabor
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Sep 16, 2014 at 10:30 pm
    Sep 16, 2014 at 11:11 pm
  • I just upgrade my Perl to 5.20.1 and tried to load my favourite modules. Why is it that modules that worked in previous versions won't work in the new one? Moose has unresolved dependencies ...
    Shawn H CoreyShawn H Corey
    Sep 16, 2014 at 9:44 pm
    Sep 17, 2014 at 4:47 am
  • Is there a way to indicate from the test suite of a distribution that a CPAN tester machine lacks some software to test and use the distribution and that therefore no failure report should be sent? I ...
    Torsten SchönfeldTorsten Schönfeld
    Sep 11, 2014 at 1:53 pm
    Oct 1, 2014 at 7:42 am
  • Hello! I'm looking for some module-naming advice. I'm creating a set of modules that provide an easy, object-oriented way to create and manage Apple Configuration Profiles, and I would like to know ...
    Alfred Karl KornelAlfred Karl Kornel
    Sep 7, 2014 at 7:43 am
    Sep 14, 2014 at 8:01 pm
  • Hi, I wanted to get general comment/concensus about a top level name that I am proposing. I'm starting to organize a set of modules for managing jobs on a computer cluster. I intend it to work much ...
    John MacdonaldJohn Macdonald
    Sep 4, 2014 at 2:23 pm
    Oct 2, 2014 at 7:10 pm
  • Hello, I am a getting a lot of failure reports from CPAN testers on issues with UNIVERSAL. These testers are using: perl 5.21.3 Example: - ...
    Jonas Brømsø NielsenJonas Brømsø Nielsen
    Aug 27, 2014 at 7:16 am
    Aug 31, 2014 at 8:56 pm
  • Hello, What's the process if a module author does not respond to bug reports or change/enhancement requests? Regards, Ashish -- M: +91-8800199037
    Ashish MukherjeeAshish Mukherjee
    Aug 23, 2014 at 4:49 pm
    Aug 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm
  • All, I would like some advice on the naming of an Excel 2007 reader package. The goal is to mirror the Spreadsheet::ParseExcel API as closely as possible using XML::LibXML as the XML reader. A review ...
    Jed LundJed Lund
    Aug 11, 2014 at 7:45 pm
    Aug 16, 2014 at 4:21 pm
  • I have a module that I've used for a while now. It only mocks Net::Ping's ping method; however, it might be useful to extend it to support more of the methods in the future. Currently it is named ...
    Matthew MusgroveMatthew Musgrove
    Aug 5, 2014 at 10:28 pm
    Aug 18, 2014 at 8:52 pm
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