TPC February Newsletter

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In This Issue:

  • We Have a Location! TPC 2018 Returning to Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sponsors Welcome!
  • Register today! Event Registration Now Open
  • Book Your Rooms! Room Reservation Now Open
  • Hotel room types
    • Why are some rooms cheaper than others?
  • We Have a Website! More information there
  • We’re Still Accepting Talk Submissions!
    • Check Your Email! First Round Notifications sent 2/6 & 2/7
  • Call for Tutorial Sessions - submissions due March 1

It’s February and an extended winter has been predicted. We are over it and ready for summer already! Speaking of summer, read on to find out more information about what’s to come in June and how you can be a part of it!

The Grants Committee has received the following grant proposal for the January/February round. Before the Committee members vote, we would like to solicit feedback from the Perl community on the proposal.

Review the proposal below and please comment here by February 20th, 2018. The Committee members will start the voting process following that and the conclusion will be announced the last week of February.

Perl-Based CloudForFree.org Platform

  • Name:

    John Napiorkowski

  • Amount Requested:

    USD $1,500

Synopsis

Complete development of the partially-operational http://www.cloudforfree.org platform.

Grant Proposals: January/February 2017

The Grants Committee has received the following grant proposals for the January/February round.

Before the Committee members vote on the proposals, we would like to solicit feedback from the Perl community.

Review the proposals at their individual links and please comment there by February 20th, 2018. The Committee members will start the voting process following that and the conclusion will be announced the last week of February.

The Grants Committee has received the following grant proposal for the January/February round. Before the Committee members vote, we would like to solicit feedback from the Perl community on the proposal.

Review the proposal below and please comment here by February 20th, 2018. The Committee members will start the voting process following that and the conclusion will be announced the last week of February.

OS Installation Packages for RPerl Compiler

  • Name:

    Felix Tubiana

  • Amount Requested:

    USD $800

Synopsis

Creation of RPerl installation packages for 12 major operating systems.

The Grants Committee has received the following grant proposal for the January/February round. Before the Committee members vote, we would like to solicit feedback from the Perl community on the proposal.

Review the proposal below and please comment here by February 20th, 2018. The Committee members will start the voting process following that and the conclusion will be announced the last week of February.

List Operators In RPerl Compiler

  • Name:

    Mathias Köhler

  • Amount Requested:

    USD $800

Synopsis

This grant proposal covers the implementation of multiple list operators in the RPerl compiler.

There are many operators AKA builtin functions in Perl, this proposal covers a subset of those related to lists and arrays.

The Grants Committee has received the following grant proposal for the January/February round. Before the Committee members vote, we would like to solicit feedback from the Perl community on the proposal.

Review the proposal below and please comment here by February 20th, 2018. The Committee members will start the voting process following that and the conclusion will be announced the last week of February.

MySQL Support In RPerl Compiler

  • Name:

    Richard D. Johnson

  • Amount Requested:

    USD $650

Synopsis

I want to implement basic MySQL support for Perl code compiled using the RPerl optimizing compiler.

This will allow Perl software which depends upon MySQL to be compiled into very fast C++ code.

The Grants Committee has received the following grant proposal for the January/February round. Before the Committee members vote, we would like to solicit feedback from the Perl community on the proposal.

Review the proposal below and please comment here by February 20th, 2018. The Committee members will start the voting process following that and the conclusion will be announced the last week of February.

Curating and improving Perl6 documentation

  • Name:

    JJ Merelo

  • Amount Requested:

    USD 5,000

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