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  • White Camel Awards for 2018 Mon, 15-Apr-2019 by Jim Brandt
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    The White Camel Awards recognize outstanding, non-technical achievement in Perl. Started in 1999 by Perl mongers and later merged with The Perl Foundation, the awards committee selects three names from a long list of worthy Perl volunteers to recognize hard work in Perl Community, Perl Advocacy, and Perl User Groups. These awards have been managed by The Perl Review in conjunction with the The Perl Foundation. For 2018, the White

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  • White Camel Awards for 2016 Tue, 20-Dec-2016 by Jim Brandt
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    brian d foy has announced the White Camel Awards for 2016 and we'd like to congratulate the winners. I'd like to add a special congratulations to Karen Pauley for all her work with Perl, both officially as TPF president and unofficially as a community member. Thanks to all of the winners for your constant efforts toward keeping the Perl community a vibrant and fun place to be.

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  • Oetiker + Partner Donate 5,000 Dollars to Perl 6 Development Thu, 20-Aug-2015 by mdk

    "Oetiker+Partner":http://www.oetiker.ch have donated 5,000 Swiss Francs to the Perl 6 grant fund. 2015 is turning into a signature year for the development and advancement of Perl 6. Earlier in the year Larry Wall announced that the Perl 6 team were working towards the 'official' Perl 6 Development Release and that they intended to have this ready by Christmas 2015. An important part of this is the grant for Jonathan Worthington

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  • TPF awards first Hague Grant to Patrick Michaud, head of the 'Rakudo' Perl 6 implementation effort Sun, 09-Nov-2008 by Richard Dice

    The Perl Foundation is pleased to announce the first "Hague Grant":http://www.perlfoundation.org/ian_hague_perl_6_development_grants. It is being awarded to Patrick Michaud, the head of the 'Rakudo' Perl 6 implementation effort on top of the Parrot VM. Conceptually it is an extension of Patrick's earlier Mozilla Foundation Perl Foundation Perl 6 development grant that he worked on between late 2007 and mid 2008. The details of Patrick's grant proposal are below. Jesse Vincent, the

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  • 2007 White Camels awarded Sat, 11-Aug-2007 by Andy Lester
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    The 2007 White Camel awards for contributions to the Perl community were awarded at OSCON. Norbert E. Grüner, for years of service helping to organize conferences and workshops throughout Europe, as chair of The YAPC::Europe Foundation. Allison Randal, as leader and manager of Perl 6 Parrot, plus her revisions to Perl's Artistic License. Tim O'Reilly, for O'Reilly Media's long-time support of the Perl community, back to to 1997 with the

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  • White Camel nominations for 2007 now open Thu, 26-Apr-2007 by Andy Lester

    It's a new year and time for the White Camel process to begin. The White Camel awards are given each year at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention by The Perl Foundation for community-oriented, rather than technical, contributions to Perl. The list of previous winners goes back to 1999. The nomination process is open to the public, and we welcome your involvement. If there's someone who's served to make Perl better,

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  • Nominations for the White Camel Awards 2006 Sat, 01-Apr-2006 by Ask Bjørn Hansen
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    Every year the group of past recipients gives out three new "White Camel Awards":http://www.perl.org/advocacy/white_camel/ to recognize a few of the many people who give their time and energy to help the Perl community. Since we don't know nearly as many of the contributors and contributions as we'd like, we are looking for input on who should be considered. Keywords: Community service Unsung heroes better than well known ones

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