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Dean

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  • About: I blog about Perl. Need an open source firewall or some perl work in Australia? Give me a call!
  • Posted LANraragi v.0.6.8 - Cool Cat to dean

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    LANraragi is a web application for archival and reading of manga/doujinshi. It's lightweight and Docker-ready for NAS/servers. There is even a standing o…

  • Commented on Paws XXXXIX (Very Close)
    Amazing...
  • Commented on Shorewall 5.2.3.5 Released!
    I find its perfect for managing local iptables rules on single servers. Having sharded config makes it easy to manage with Rex....
  • Posted Shorewall 5.2.3.5 Released! to dean

    Shorewall 5.2.3.5 is now available for download. Shorewall is a gateway/firewall configuration tool for GNU/Linux, written in Perl.

    Problems Corrected:

    1) A typo in the FTP documentation h…
  • Posted Sympa 6.2.50 released to dean

    The Sympa Community is proud to release the newest version of Sympa.

    Sympa 6.2.50 is the newest stable version of Sympa 6.2.

  • Commented on Some blogs.perl.org 10 Year Stats.
    They seem to add up over time......
  • Commented on Long time no see
    All the best with your surgery. What an amazing time in the history of humanity to be having major surgery via small incisions that allow tiny tools to find their way throughout out bodies. As a fellow Australian who's toddler...
  • Commented on Can't post a comment here -- dunno why
    Possibly the software should be called 'Removable Type'...
  • Posted Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.3 has been released! to dean

    Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.3 contains numerous tweaks and bug fixes as we prepare to move to version 4.0.0 with better, native UTF-8 handling. There are a number of functional patches, improvements…

  • Commented on Perl 5 development has moved to Github
    It certainly seems wise to ensure that discussions had on p5p and irc, are at least summarized in a pull request / gh issue, or even in the commit message. In terms of workflows, from memory, projects have had issues...
  • Commented on Would you like to get one user instead of the top of TIBOE?
    It would be interesting to see those for data in the current decade....
  • Commented on LedgerSMB 1.7.3 released
    I have found that if youre not familiar with how business accounts work, its going to be hard to get started. If you're new to business you would almost certainly find that well known "cloud" accounting softwares are much easier...
  • Posted LedgerSMB 1.7.3 released to dean

    The LedgerSMB project aims to prevent small and mid-size businesses from getting locked-in by their accounting software vendor by providing free and open source accounting software, integrating invoicing, order processing, quotations and more (ERP). It's all…

  • Posted Convos - A multiuser chat application. to dean

    From the blurb:

    Convos is the simplest way to use IRC. It is always online, and accessible to your web browser, both on desktop and mobile. Run it on your home server, or cloud service easily. It can be deployed to Docker-based cloud services, or you can just run it as a normal Mo…
  • Commented on Would you like to get one user instead of the top of TIBOE?
    I think this is a fascinating insight. Would you be so kind as to elaborate?...
  • Posted Sympa 6.2.48 released to dean

    I missed this release but it's only a little over a month old, so its still news.

    Sympa 6.2.48 is the newest stable version of Sympa 6.2.

    Sympa is an electronic mailing list manager. It is used to automate list management functi…

  • Posted Tabs or spaces for indentation? Statistics on 3.8 million Perl files created in 24 years to dean

    I spotted this on The Twitter, someone processed lots of code to find the truth on this topic of disagreement.

    "After I have processed data in the database, I decided to watch from each author he uses for padding. I expect that the most …
  • Commented on Request for Feedback: Perl Documentation Site
    You might like to plug in something like "mouseflow" (paid) or similar. ClickHeat seems to be the only foss one that i have come across. They are extremely helpful in working out whats valuable on the screen and what isnt....
  • Commented on Request for Feedback: Perl Documentation Site
    Might I suggest to add something like ClickHeat (or pay for mouseflow) to help determine how people are responding to the page layout? Such a tool would help identify peoples unconscious behaviors and provide science instead of peoples preferences....
  • Posted Raku gets its very own subreddit to dean

    This is a sensible step forward for both languages.

    The moderators of r/perl have had a discussion and we've agreed that going forward, this subreddit will be for the discussion of Perl 5 (and, I guess, earlier versions). Posts about Raku are off-topic here. I think that's what mo…
  • Commented on Request for Feedback: Perl Documentation Site
    What are the weaknesses you are trying to overcome? I certainly agree that lots can be done to improve the perldoc website, but none of them are leaping out at me on your revision....
  • Posted Change offers amazing opportunites to dean

    The Camelia mascot of the language now known as Raku is a brightly coloured metaphor for the transition from Perl 6 to it's new identity. My hope is that having emerged from it's cocoon, Raku will flap it's wings and fly skyward, boldy seeking new adventures.

    I congratulate the team for ma…

  • Commented on Data Science and Perl
    A splendid question. My I suggest a three leg stool metaphor. To succeed in doing Perl coding (or anything) they would generally need: A purpose and desired outcome Good documentation Friends and mentors To expound upon each of them, the...
  • Commented on Larry has approved renaming Perl 6 to raku
    Now that Raku has its own name, I would like to see it create its own discrete identity as quickly as possible. Twitter already has people talking about RakuCon as its own annual event. This is a good start. I...
  • Commented on Fastmail and Perl: an interview with Ricardo Signes
    Great work Neil...
  • Commented on Is Perl 6 Being Renamed?
    Further to my prior comment. If things remain as they are, nothing will change. The downward decline will continue. If perl6 is renamed, and perl5 "officially" has its own future. Things might change. Of course there are many other factors,...
  • Commented on Is Perl 6 Being Renamed?
    A strength of perl5 has been its gradual evolution, with care to break things slowly, and CPAN providing the Lab and democracy for new ideas to become popular. The evolution of Moose then Moo is a good example. It's a...
  • Posted Shorewall 5.2.3.4 Released to dean

    Shorewall 5.2.3.4 is now available for download. Shorewall is a gateway/firewall configuration tool for GNU/Linux, written in Perl.

    ="http://shorewall.org/pub/shorewall/5.2/shorewall-5.2.3/releasenot…

  • Posted The MongoDB Perl Driver is being deprecated to dean

    From Twitter

    We've made this decision using hard data; over the past few years we have surveyed our user base and talked to companies that use the Perl driver. They've told us how they aren't developing new applicati…
  • Posted Driving in Perl to dean

    Redhat just posted a podcast entitled "Diving for Perl" and also (strangely) "Driving in Perl" on some pages.

    Blurb is as follows:

    Languages come and go. A few have the right stuff to rise to the top--and fewer stay there. Perl had a spectacular rise, a quiet slump, and h…
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  • davebaker commented on Can't post a comment here -- dunno why

    Test -- after having logged out, cleared blogs.perl.org cookies -- but using the Preview button first -- no joy when using the Submit button on the preview page ("your session has expired") -- now trying Aristotle's back button idea ...

  • davebaker commented on Can't post a comment here -- dunno why

    Thanks, Aristotle!

    It works (using the browser's back button to return to the original page, then using the Submit button underneath the Leave a Comment field).

    Signing out and clearing cookies before logging back in didn't solve the problem (I still got a "your session has expired" when using the Submit button on the preview page).

  • Saif commented on Long time no see

    Good luck, buddy. Thank God, those clever surgeons and your positive mental state for getting so far, and praying that that final hurdle is overcome easily for you mate. Working in public health myself, I find that the difference between those that do well and those that struggle is as often the patients attitude to life as much as the disease process and surgical challenges. Best wishes.

  • Robert commented on Long time no see

    That is amazing so far! I pray it continues to be amazing and you recover completely.

  • byterock commented on Paws XXXXIX (Very Close)

    Now if we can only get the Paws to relase or at lease merge it. It would be great

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