Category Archives: cpan-meta-spec

ETOOMANYPROJECTS

When it rains it pours. As much as I'd like to keep my projects a FIFO queue, it's operating a bit like a stack these days. Here's what's keeping me busy (when I'm not busy enough with paying work and family life): Reviewing and finalizing 'package NAME VERSION' patches for the Perl core (hopefully before […]

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Extending the timeline for CPAN Meta Spec revisions

When I set out the time line for revisions to the CPAN Meta Spec, I was anticipating closing the public comments at the end of October and finalizing the spec at the end of November. Fortunately for Perl, but unfortunately for me, our new pumpking, Jesse Vincent, announced on Halloween a Perl core feature freeze […]

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Summary of CPAN Meta Spec public discussions

The public discussion period for CPAN Meta Spec Proposals is now closed. I would like thank everyone who contributed proposals, feedback and patches. We received 34 proposals, which resulted in over 340 discussion emails on the cpan-workers list from 23 people. Of the 34 proposals, 18 had some degree of consensus and at least a […]

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CPAN Meta Spec public discussion period closes November 1

On November 1, the public comment period will be over. That means I'll take areas of consensus and corresponding patches and merge them into a proposed draft spec. For anything with consensus and no patch I'll make a final request for volunteers to write it up. Anything without consensus will get dropped for the 2.0 […]

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List of CPAN Meta Spec Proposals

I've posted next steps to the cpan-workers mailing list and started a discussion thread for each of the 34 proposals listed below. To join in the discussion, join cpan-workers by emailing cpan-workers-subscribe@perl.org. Formatting and Schema 01. Update the YAML version declaration 02. Formally switch to "YAML Tiny" 03. Deprecate YAML Tiny dialect for JSON 04. […]

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