Issue #667 - 2024-05-06 - Call for papers and sponsors for LPW 2024

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Hi there!

Last week Mohammed already mentioned the LPW, now they have a Call For Papers and Sponsors. I am glad they write on bpo, but I also wonder, do they publish the CFP on other web sites as well. e.g.

I don't have a lot of time dealing with Perl these days, but I looked at the recent report of CPAN Digger and I see there are still quite a few CPAN packages that do not link to their public Version Control System (VCS). If you have some spare time maybe you could check out the modules in the VCS column and ask the author to add the appropriate fields so it will be easier for others to find the git repository.

Today is the Holocaust memorial day in Israel. I assume most of the readers of the Perl Weekly know what it is about, but I am surprised how many people in the world have never heard the word or don't know what it is about. I spend the day partially by watching interviews and lectures. I listed some of them on my site: Holocaust memorial day in Israel in 2024.

I also wrote an article titled Rafah and the humanitarian aid for Gaza. If you'd like to read more about the topic from me, you can register to my newsletter.

Unfortunately I need to deal with this quite a lot instead of sending Pull-Requests.

You, enjoy your week!

Gabor Szabo



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