Issue #259 - 2016-07-11 - Please delete old releases from your CPAN directory

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Hi there!

Lot's of CPAN related entries this week, but the one I wanted to point out was aimed at CPAN authors. It seem PAUSE is running out of disk-space and there a lot of old releases that could be deleted and left on BackPAN only where they will live happily ever after.

To the the rest of the readers: This is a good time to contribute to a CPAN module or to even adopt one that needs some extra love.

Enjoy the week!

Gabor Szabo


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In which Alberto expresses his disappointment for having almost no response for his pull requests. The talk about drive-through contributions was mentioned in a comment.

How to Get a CPAN Module Download URL

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Sparrowdo automation. Part 1. Installing cpan packages.

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Sparrowdo scenarios are written in Perl 6. Oh!

Please delete old releases from your CPAN directory

by Neil Bowers (NEILB)

If you are CPAN author, this is a late spring cleaning call to you. (More suggestions here)


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by Ricardo Signes (RJBS)

A very good 30 min presentation by the previous Pumpkin.


How to improve your Perl code in just 16 years

by Mike LaGrasta (LAGRASTA)

A lightning talk at YAPC by someone who spend most of his like in the vacuum, but who's desk has 80,000 views on YouTube.


Modern Web Development with Perl and Dancer2

by Dave Cross (DAVECROSS)

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