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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • ... or at least give me all MY data in a SQLite database or something, so I can migrate it?

    (Assuming the site goes away, of course)

    • I dunno about migrating, but, yes, it is in my head that somehow I will make available the important data so people could import it elsewhere.

      Maybe a mysqldump of all the stories, journals, discussions, comments, topics, sections, and the users (just the UID and nickname, maybe). Maybe also the friends/foes stuff.

      • Hi, Pudge. Thanks for running for all these years; it was one of my first introductions to the Perl community.

        I’m one of the admins, and we’d be very happy to import the existing u.p.o content into b.p.o as a way of keeping it available indefinitely. A dump of the data you mention sounds to me like a good way for us to get started on the import. I’m assuming that, given your blessing, Robert et al over at the Perl NOC would make a CNAME for the b