Perl 6
Perl 6 People: Revision 30
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* This list is for anyone doing anything significant regarding Perl 6.
** Add your (or their) name below, in alphabetical order (by last name), in the _most relevant_ section.
** Link the name to a suitable home page, blog, or whatever, or you can create a page on this wiki to link to (use the same name for the page name).
** Add a few sentences relevant activities, interests, and so on.

^ Perl 6 Design Team

This section was partly derived from "Who's Who in Perl 6, Parrot, and Pugs" (<http://dev.perl.org/perl6/people.html>).

* Nicholas Clark:
* Will Coleda: The parrot project manager. Has worked on a variety of languages targeting parrot.
* "Damian Conway"<http://damian.conway.org/About_us//Bio_formal.html>: He writes the "Exegeses"<http://dev.perl.org/perl6/exegesis/>, which explain by example Larry's design documents (the "Apocalypses"<http://dev.perl.org/perl6/apocalypse/>).
* chromatic: The project secretary. He is at least partially responsible for delaying Apocalypse 12 with that Roles idea. Also writes code. Also editor at "Perl.com"<http://Perl.com>. "cromatic's journal"<http://use.perl.org/~chromatic/journal/>.
* Jerry Gay: Hacks on "Parrot"<http://parrotcode.org>, [Rakudo] Perl 6 and the Parrot Compiler Toolkit (PCT). Read "Jerry's journal"<http://use.perl.org/~particle/journal/>
* "Patrick Michaud"<http://www.pmichaud.com/>: The author of PGE, the parrot/Perl6 Grammar engine. He's also the Perl 6 compiler and Parrot pumpking. "Patrick's journal"<http://use.perl.org/~pmichaud/journal/>.
* "Allison Randal"<http://www.onyxneon.com/allison.html>: The Parrot architect and also hacks on the Perl 6 compiler tools. She started the "Synopses"<http://dev.perl.org/perl6/doc/synopsis.html> with Damian.
* "Hugo van der Sanden"<http://crypt.org/hv/>: Knows more about Perl 5 internals than any one person should, which helps to make better decisions for Perl 6.
* "Audrey Tang"<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audrey_Tang>: The primary force behind Pugs, the original Perl 6 compiler implementation in Haskell that targets at least four different backends, including JavaScript. Ended the long "Dark Ages" of compiler-side Perl 6 development. Spread "-Ofun" and commit bits to the masses. Also overdue for a MacArthur prize.
* "Jesse Vincent"<http://use.perl.org/~jesse>: The Perl 6 project manager.
* Larry Wall: Our hero, the inventor of Perl. He has staked out the perl5-to-perl6 translator as his own project. Also overdue for a MacArthur prize.
* Richard: The President of "The Perl Foundation"<http://perlfoundation.org/>
* Jesse: The Perl 6 Project Manager. An expert at the "stick and carrot" approach to open source development.

^^ Old Guard

These individuals contributed a great deal, but are no longer serving in their former capacities:

* "Piers Cawley"<http://www.perl.com/pub/au/Cawley_Piers>: Former parrot/perl6 summarizer.
* "Simon Cozens"<http://simon-cozens.org/>: Former parrot pumpking (versions 0.0.1 through 0.0.4).
* "Matt Fowles"<http://www.perl.com/pub/au/Fowles_Matt>: Former parrot/perl6 summarizer.
* Ann Barcomb: Former parrot/perl6 summarizer.
* "Steve Fink"<http://use.perl.org/~sfink>: Former parrot pumpking (versions 0.0.9 through 0.0.12).
* "Jeff Goff"<http://www.perl.com/pub/au/Goff_Jeffrey>: Former parrot pumpking (versions 0.0.5 to 0.0.8).
* "Luke Palmer"<http://www.luqui.org/>: Former Perl 6 language list monitor and co-author of the retroactive Synopses.
* "Chip Salzenberg"<http://use.perl.org/~chip/>: Former parrot pumpking and the parrot architect, and a large contributor.
* "Dan Sugalski"<http://www.vogelein.com/~dan/>: Former parrot architect.
* "Leopold Tötsch"<http://www.toetsch.at/>: Leo was the pumpking for releases 0.0.13 - 0.4.5, and for some time was a larger contributor.
* "Nathan Torkington"<http://www.frii.com/~gnat/>: Former project manager emeritus.
* "Bryan Warnock"<http://www.perl.com/pub/au/Warnock_Bryan>: Used to compile the Perl 6 Digest with Simon Cozens. _Yes, "that"<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warnocked> Warnock._

^ Software Developer

^^ Contributors to "Rakudo Perl 6"[Rakudo]

* Jeff Horwitz:
* Ovid:
* Jonathan Worthington:

^^ Developers using Perl 6 (and Parrot)

* Darren Duncan: DB-related stuff.
* Stevan Little: "Moose is the new Perl" Moose meta-object system. "Stevan's journal"<http://use.perl.org/~Stevan/journal>.
* Bernhard Schmalhofer: Has been updating PHP on Parrot.
* [Mark Stosberg]: I'm working on porting CGI::Application to Perl 6 and having fun along the way.

^ Documentation Authors

^^ Perl 6 Wiki Contributers

* [Herbert Breunung]: Working on the Perl 6 tutorial for this wiki and does maintain the online reader bundeled with docs: "Perl6::Doc".
* [John Beppu]:
* Andy Lester: Set up the official Perl 6, Perl 5, and Parrot wikis.
* [Conrad Schneiker]: The instigator of the perl.perl6.users newsgroup, and instigator of the official Perl 6 Wiki (and $1,000 prize for a Perl 6 version).
* Aaron Trevena:

^^ Writers of Articles

* [Adriano Ferreira]
* [Herbert Breunung]:

^ Others

* Ask Bjørn Hansen: Set up Perl 6 newsgroups ("http://www.nntp.perl.org/group"<http://www.nntp.perl.org/group>) and runs feather, a Perl 6 development machine.
* Andy Lester: Started and maintain "Perlbuzz"<http://perlbuzz.com>, which reports frequently about Perl 6 related events.

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FYI, the table of contents entry will sometimes not format correctly after a save or a preview (e.g. the font will be too big, and there will be extra blank lines in the middle), so don't worry about it. Sometimes doing 2 previews in a row will restore correct behavior, or a couple of edit-saves.

_contributed by {user: conrad.schneiker@gmail.com} on {date: 2008-01-05 11:24:46 GMT}_


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