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As part of the Perl 6 core development fund, Jonathan Worthington has completed another 200 hour block of hours, and his report of what was completed follows the break.

Many thanks to the TPF sponsors of this and other grants. If you're interested in supporting work like this, please donate: http://donate.perlfoundation.org/


Tony Cook recently requested an extension of his Maintaining the Perl 5 Grant.

I'm pleased to announce that the Board of Directors approved extension of another $20,000. It'll allow him to dedicate another 400 hours to this work.

I would like to thank the community members who took time to comment on this grant extension request and our sponsors who made funding the grant possible through our Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. For the fund status, please also see P5CMF running out of funds.

I also appreciate Tony Cook, who publishes regular progress report on his work.

This is a monthly report by Tony Cook on his grant under Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. We thank the TPF sponsors to make this grant possible.

Call For Proposals: November 2017 Round

The Grants Committee has expended its budget for the period ending with 2017.

In accordance with the TPF rules of operation (http://www.perlfoundation.org/rulesofoperation), grants evaluations are stalled until further notice. I'm expecting that we'll be able to re-open evaluations starting in the January 2018 period.

Thanks to all the TPF sponsors that make the grants process possible. Please consider becoming one and donating at http://donate.perlfoundation.org/

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

Grant Report - Complete YAML::PP - October 2017

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Tina has put >50hrs in on YAML::PP, as she describes in her blog post. Some highlights:

  • 23 tests added to the standard test suite
  • Updates to the YAML Test Matrix (which is a nice overview of YAML compliance across implementations in several languages)
  • Under-hood work on YAML::XS boolean handling and YAML flow-style.

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This is a monthly report by Tony Cook on his grant under Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund. We thank the TPF sponsors to make this grant possible.

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

Before we make a decision on this extension, we would like to have a period of community consultation. Please leave feedback in the comments field below or if you prefer, send email with your comments to makoto at perlfoundation.org. We request that all the feedback should be sent by Oct 29th.

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

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