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Grant McLean

  • About: Perl hacker since 1995. Coordinator of Wellington.pm in New Zealand.
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  • Ether commented on The ghost of CPAN Days past

    I have a Task-Kensho-* release planned soon. Challenge accepted. :)

  • Neil Bowers commented on The ghost of CPAN Days past

    Ether: if we can get INGY to do one of his bursts of releases, we should have the raw numbers covered, and then it comes down to the number of authors.

    Hmm, I didn't give the top stats for that. I'll have to fix that later!

  • Steven Haryanto commented on The ghost of CPAN Days past

    What will really be interesting is to compare 2014 CPAN Day (which we'll about to pass) and the subsequent years. 2013 and the preceding CPAN days were not celebrated.

  • Michael J commented on A Tutorial for using LibXML from Perl

    Another suggestion is use an XML::LibXML document object with

    Together with an XSD it makes it really easy to go from an XML string or file to a Perl data structure and vice-versa, which is what XML::Simple provides and I expect many users of that are looking for, rather than xpath queries for every node. It also has the advantage that it fixes most of the parsing problems inherent in the XML::Simple (especially with the default options), so potentially increasing the robustness of code by enforc…

  • Shlomi Fish commented on Happy 15th Birthday, Devel::Cover!

    Happy birthday, and thanks for all the effort! Devel::Cover is great!

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