I help with Melbourne Perl Mongers.
I spend an awful lot of time talking about Perl, and have had my picture in the Australian newspapers with a camel. That's rather scary.
autodie release 1.10_06 - Codename chocolateboy
I'm very pleased to say that the next release of autodie is making its way to CPAN. The release's codename is "chocolateboy", after the wonderful author of autobox who spent many hours discussing the inner workings of pragmas, provided thousands of words of advice, and who allowed me to use him as a sounding-board when I had far too many ideas and not enough implementation.
The new version provides massive improvements in Perl 5.8 support, including:
I've still got a huge list of things left to do, but this release is a major stepping stone since it contains code that can lexicalise arbitrary subroutines, with many thanks to ikegami for help in debugging.
My next big tasks are:
If you're interested in learning more about the project, you can read my previous blog posts, or track the project on github or ohloh. I also welcome any questions, feedback, and especially patches at email@example.com.