Do you think any of that conversation helped irc.perl.org #perl be a better place for people to talk about and learn about perl?
Does this mean that there's actual discussion of Perl in #perl these days? I may have to visit again.
So you're doing it for the good of the community. How kind of you.
Is there something we can do to donate this kindness to another community?
Using the word "analysis" here gives far too much credit. It is not "analysis" to say "Can't you just do a new GC?"
You seem to be implying that you can somehow disallow it.
What's really sad is that GC algorithms are very well known and quite easy to use; the Boehm GC comes to mind immediately.
It sounds you're upset because your patches to Perl 5 that implemented this GC were rejected?
Clearly, there is a market for websites where calling others a slimy mofo is encouraged. I'd never considered this as a market niche.
I know that a lot of people are moving their blogs over to http://blogs.perl.org/, leaving http://use.perl.org/ behind. Part of the frustration is that Chris Nandor, Pudge, hasn't done much to modernize use.perl.org, but hey, it's Pudge's choice, and he runs the site, and we're all here by grace of him running it. Beggars and choosers, y'know. If you're frustrated with a Perl news site, you can go
I'm not necessarily adverse to some taking over ownership of Module::Starter.
But then it wouldn't have been what Larry wanted for Perl 6.