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  • 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
    in: Grants

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

    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
    in: Grants

    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
    in: Grants

    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
    in: Grants

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

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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) March 2024 Thu, 30-May-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

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

    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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  • Grant Application: RakuAST Fri, 26-Apr-2024 by Saif Ahmed

    Another Grant Application from a key Raku develoer, Stefan Seifert. A member of the Raku Steering Council, Stefan is also an author of several Perl 5 modules including Inline::Python and Inline::Perl6. This Grant is to help advance AST or Abstract Syntax Tree. This is integral to Raku internals and allows designing and implementation of new language components, that can be converted into bytecode for execution by the interpreteter or "virtual

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  • Grant Application: Dancer 2 Documentation Project Thu, 18-Apr-2024 by Saif Ahmed
    in: CPANGrants

    We have had a grant aplication from Jason Crome. He is an author and maintainer of a very popular Perl Web Framework familiar to many of us in the Perl community. Dancer 2 has continued to evolve and remains very useful for web application creation. As it besomes more modernised, more robust, and acquired more new features, it has become out of sync with available documentation. A key requirement to

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  • Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): March 2024 Tue, 09-Apr-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Dave writes: This is my monthly report on work done during March 2024 covered by my TPF perl core maintenance grant. Less hours than normal last month due to a combination of jury service and the consequences of spending lots of time with my fellow jurors. I spent my time mainly on general small tasks to help get blead into shape for the 5.40 release, such as analysing and reducing

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  • PEVANS Core Perl 5: Grant Report for March 2024 Tue, 09-Apr-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Paul writes: Hours: 2 builtin::is_inf is_nan https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22059 1 Tidying up PADNAMEf_TOMBSTONE https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22063 1 Revert PR 21915 https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22085 2 C99 named initialisers in MGVTBL structs https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22086 4 perl 5.39.9 release https://metacpan.org/release/PEVANS/perl-5.39.9 Total: 10 hours

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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) January 2024 Tue, 09-Apr-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Tony writes: 2024/01/02 Tuesday 0.18 #21759 review and approve 0.17 #21705 review and approve 0.08 #21736 review and approve 0.33 #21757 review and approve 0.22 #21749 review and approve 0.08 #21778 review and approve 1.43 #21745 review in progress 0.67 #21745 more review and approve, comment 3.16 2024/01/03 Wednesday 0.10 #21761 review and approve 0.32 extract RC_STACK pp_backtick from

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  • Maintaining Perl (Tony Cook) December 2023 Mon, 11-Mar-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Tony writes: 2023/12/04 Monday 0.42 #21677 minor fix. testing 0.23 #21661 check smoke results, minor commit message edit, make PR 21683 1.90 #21680 testing, debugging 1.28 #21680 fixes, testing, push for CI 1.42 #21651 testing and reproduce, try a fix and testing, push for CI 5.25 2023/12/05 Tuesday 0.30 #21677 research 0.95 #21664 apply to blead, perldelta, comment on original

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  • PEVANS Core Perl 5: Grant Report for February 2024 Tue, 05-Mar-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Paul writes: Hours: 1 Allow space in -M option https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21935 3 Tidy up remove builtin unimport logic https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22002 https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22009 5.5 use VERSION restrictions https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21980 https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21997 https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/22057 1 class.c bugfix https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21957 2 builtin::numify https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21982 1 Tests for class.c non-ASCII UTF-8 https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21983 1.5 Logical xor operator https://github.com/Perl/perl5/pull/21996 Total: 15 hours.

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  • Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): January - February 2024 Tue, 05-Mar-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Dave writes: This is my monthly report on work done during Jan,Feb 2024 covered by my TPF perl core maintenance grant. I spent the last two months mainly on two goals. 1> Understanding XS better so that I can then decide how to update the XS ecosystem to better support a reference-counted stack; as an example, automatically removing the need to call XSUBs via a wrapper in some circumstances. Doing

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  • Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): November - December 2023 Tue, 20-Feb-2024 by alh
    in: Grants

    Dave writes: This is my monthly report on work done during November-December 2023 covered by my TPF perl core maintenance grant. I mainly continued my work on making the perl stack reference counted. As well as "unwrapping" a few more ops, I also took the opportunity to introduce some basic optimisations to get the speed of a PERL_RC_STACK perl interpreter build back closer to a vanilla build. On my most

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  • TONYC Grant Report November 2023 Tue, 13-Feb-2024 by Saif Ahmed

    Tony Cook has submitted a report of his activity maintaining Core Perl

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  • PEVANS Core Perl 5: Grant Report for January 2024 Sun, 11-Feb-2024 by Saif Ahmed

    PEVANS Core Developement It is difficult to narrow down the depth of PEVANS activity in the Perl Core. Continuing to modernise the Core is vital for the longevity of Perl and introduction of modern paradigms. To do this without breaking Perl is an extra challenge. FOSDEM provided such an opportunty to review what the Paul and the PSC has been upto, and may allow some insight of the builtin excitement

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  • Perl Grants: Call for applications Jan 2024 Sun, 11-Feb-2024 by Saif Ahmed

    The Perl and Raku Foundation fosters continued development and use of Perl and Raku. As an open source programming language with a largely open source minded community, contributions to Perl and Raku are rarely rewarded. One of the many activities of The Perl and Raku Foundationhas been to reward these activities through Grants. There are as many ideas as there are people reading this post, indeed it is likely that

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