April 2019 Archives

We don't need no stinkin' hosting

Andrew Shitov's TPF grant proposal to create an interactive Perl 6 tutorial was turned down and the chief concern seems to be the lack of a sponsor to host the content. They even ask for anyone interested in hosting to reach out to them. It's a minor concern, and with such a close vote, a disappointing one.

It's long past the time to stop thinking about hosting. It's archaic. It's not a proper way to deliver content any …

About brian d foy

user-pic I'm the author of Mastering Perl, and the co-author of Learning Perl (6th Edition), Intermediate Perl, Programming Perl (4th Edition) and Effective Perl Programming (2nd Edition).