• PEVANS Core Perl 5: Grant Report for April, May, June 2024 Mon, 15-Jul-2024 by alh

    Paul writes: My time was almost entirely consumed during April and May by running a stage show, and then June by travelling the entire length of the country supporting a long-distance bicycle adventure; as such I didn't get much Perl work done and I've only just got around to writing out what few things I did get done. Entirely related to a few last pre-release steps to get features nicely

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  • Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): June 2024 Thu, 11-Jul-2024 by alh

    Dave writes: This is my monthly report on work done during June 2024 covered by my TPF perl core maintenance grant. I spent most of last month continuing to work on understanding XS and improving its documentation, as a precursor to adding reference-counted stack abilities to XS. This work is a bit frustrating, as I still haven't got anything publicly to show for it. Privately however, I do have about

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  • New Standards of Conduct published Thu, 04-Jul-2024 by D Ruth Holloway

    The Perl and Raku Foundation has a new Standards of Conduct taking effect on August 1, 2024, to help combat bullying, harassment, and abuse in our communities.

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  • TPRC 2024 Feedback Form Thu, 27-Jun-2024 by Amber Krawczyk

    Please help us by filling out our brief TPRC feedback form at https://forms.gle/DcUDX6JzWT72yXTY7 Couldn't make it this year? We still want your feedback!

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  • Outreachy 2024 - Success working on the Open Food Facts project Tue, 25-Jun-2024 by Stéphane Gigandet

    The Perl Foundation is taking part again this year in the Outreachy program which encourages the participation of underrepresented groups in open source. As Makoto Nozaki described in the previous post, we had many applicants this year, most of whom were new to Perl but very interested in learning the language. Out of many very motivated and enthusiastic candidates, we selected Success Ologunsua who will be working on the Open

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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) May 2024 Mon, 24-Jun-2024 by alh

    Tony writes: Hours> 2024/05/01 Wednesday 0.93 review smoke reports 0.08 check cygwin dll conflict revert results and open PR 22187 2.87 C++ header testing again 3.88 2024/05/02 Thursday 2.90 C++ header testing: test code 1.23 more C++ header testing test code 4.13 2024/05/06 Monday 0.17 github notifications 0.88 #22195 start prep of test env 1.63 more C++ header testing, actually

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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) April 2024 Mon, 24-Jun-2024 by alh

    Tony writes: 2024/04/02 Tuesday 0.30 #22115 review and approve 0.75 #22114 review, research 0.40 #22113 review, research, comments 1.45 2024/04/03 Wednesday 0.67 #22110 review and approve 1.20 #22116 review, testing, coverage testing and comment 0.32 #22081 review latest changes and approve 0.33 #22113 review updates and approve 0.68 #21877 debugging. find an issue and push for CI 1.88 #21550 testing,

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  • Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): April - May 2024 Wed, 12-Jun-2024 by alh

    Dave writes: This is my monthly report on work done during April and May 2024 covered by my TPF perl core maintenance grant. I mostly spent my time working on tickets, smoke reports etc related to getting perl ready for a new release. SUMMARY: 9:27 #16627: Null pointer dereference in S_SvREFCNT_dec 0:30 __LINE__ deparsing 3:48 fix double free in const state sub 7:26 process p5p mailbox 1:06 reduce smoke failures

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  • Grant Applications Results of Voting May 24 Tue, 04-Jun-2024 by Saif Ahmed

    4 Grant Applications reviewed last month and results of voting are presented

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  • Time is dwindling to book your trip to TPRC! Sat, 01-Jun-2024 by Amber Krawczyk
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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) March 2024 Thu, 30-May-2024 by alh

    Tony writes: 2024/03/04 Monday 0.10 #22061 review and approve 0.15 #22054 review and approve 0.70 #22059 review, testing and comments 0.70 #22057 review changes, testing against App::Ack and Module::Info 0.35 #21877 debugging 1.18 #21877 debugging 3.18 2024/03/05 Tuesday 0.55 #22063 review, briefly comment 0.55 2024/03/06 Wednesday 0.10 #22063 review and approve 0.55 #21261 research and comment 0.08

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  • Outreachy Internship 2024 Updates Thu, 09-May-2024 by Makoto Nozaki

    TL;DR We just finished intern selection for this year’s Outreachy program. We got more projects and more applicants than the previous years, which made the selection hard in a good way. Continuing our annual tradition, The Perl and Raku foundation is involved in the Outreachy program which provides internships to people subject to systemic bias and impacted by underrepresentation. We have just finished the intern selection process, which turned out

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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) February 2024 Mon, 06-May-2024 by alh

    Tony writes: 2024/02/01 Thursday 2.50 #21873 fix, testing on both gcc and MSVC, push for CI 2.50 2024/02/02 Friday 0.72 #21915 review, testing, comments 0.25 #21883 review recent updates, apply to blead 0.97 2024/02/05 Monday 0.25 github notifications 0.08 #21885 review updates and approve 0.57 #21920 review and comment 0.08 #21921 review and approve 0.12 #21923 review and approve

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  • TPRF sponsors Perl Toolchain Summit Fri, 03-May-2024 by Makoto Nozaki

    I am pleased to announce that The Perl and Raku Foundation sponsored the Perl Toolchain Summit 2024 as a Platinum Sponsor. The Perl Toolchain Summit is an annual event where they bring together the volunteers who work on the tools and modules at the heart of Perl and the CPAN ecosystem. The PTS gives them 4 days to work together on these systems, with all their fellow volunteers to hand.

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  • TPRC Call for volunteers Sat, 27-Apr-2024 by Amber Krawczyk

    We hope you are coming to in Las Vegas June 24-28! Plans are underway for a wonderful TPRC. But a conference of this type is only possible because of volunteers who give their time and expertise to plan, promote, and execute every detail. We need volunteers! You may have already volunteered to speak at the conference; if so, wonderful! If you are not presenting there are many ways to help.

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