October 2012 Archives

Let's Have a Distributed Perl Hackathon

Q. What is a hackathon?

A. In the Perl world, it's a meeting, generally of one day's or a weekend's length, where Perl hackers come together in one physical location (primarily) to work collectively on projects which will improve Perl, CPAN and the Perl ecosystem.

Q. What is a "distributed" hackathon? Is it something like a "distributed" source code control system?

A. In a way. A distributed hackathon, like a distributed source code control system, is designed from the outset to…

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