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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I've been involved with the git community since the beginning, and in fact serve as the "canary in the mine" when it won't work cleanly on OpenBSD or OSX, and provide occasional guidance for the small parts that are written in Perl (the remainder is in C and some shell).

    I have been using git to track the Perl6 docs and Parrot development trees (similar to the way people use svk) so that I can see the entire project history when I'm offline (like at 30K feet in an airplane).

    To come up to speed quickly on

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    • Randal L. Schwartz
    • Stonehenge
    • Encouraging a Native Win32 would be really useful. Projects that are platform agnostic (as many non OS project are) need portability in general and with Win32 specifically because of its market penetration.

      I realize asking a bunch of Linux people to keep Win32 development in mind is hardly politically popular, but it would go a long way to making Git more appropriate for projects like Perl. Consider we have active contributors doing dev and testing on pretty much everything you can imagine. The more widely ported the system is the better.

      Although I lean towards thinking that the Cygwin port is good enough I think that if Chromatic felt it worth raising then a native Win32 port probably is more important than I personally would have guessed.