July 2016 Archives

Will Braswell provides this update:

"RPerl v2.0 has been officially released, including the long-awaited automatic parallelization feature, which pushes us beyond the everyday speed of serial C++ to the bleeding-edge speed of parallel C++.

Accordingly, the following Learning RPerl sections have been added or updated:

MAJ

Tony Cook writes:

Approximately 33 tickets were reviewed, and 4 patches were applied

HoursActivity
1.35#126228 research, adapt to a new patch, testing and comment
1.47#126686 review, testing and comment
0.98#127234 testing and apply to blead
1.80#127380 (sec) adjust one proposed patch, testing, comment
#127380 (sec) comment, trying to push things along
37.34#127663 work on path handling, temp file creation, handling

The Grants Committee is accepting grant proposals all the time. We evaluate them every two months and another evaluation period has come.

If you have an idea for doing some Perl work that will benefit the Perl community, consider sending a grant application. The application deadline for this round is 23:59 July 15th UTC. We will publish the received applications, get community feedback and conclude acceptance by July 28th.

The format will be the same as the previous rounds in 2014-2016.

To apply, please read How to Write a Proposal. Rules of Operation and Running Grants List will also help you understand how the grant process works. We also got some grant ideas from the community.

We will confirm the receipt of application within 24 hours.

If you have further questions, please comment here or contact me at tpf-grants-secretary at perl-foundation.org.

Dave Mitchell has requested an extension of $20,000 for his Maintaining the Perl 5 Core grant. This will allow him to dedicate another 400 hours to this work. During this grant he sent weekly reports to the p5p mailing list as well as providing monthly summary reports that have been published on this blog, the most recent of which are linked below:

Report for Month 30
Report for Month 31
Report for Month 32

Before we make a decision on this extension we would like to have a period of community consultation that will last for one week. Please leave feedback in the comments or if you prefer send email with your comments to karen at perlfoundation.org.

If successful this extension will be funded from the Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund.

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