Perl 6 People: Revision 107
This "who is doing what" and "who is interested in what" social-networking page is for anyone (including newbies and organizations) doing anything significant (including commercial) regarding Perl 6.
- Add your (or their) name below, in alphabetical order (by last name or organization), in the most relevant section (or sections). Create a new section if a suitable section doesn't exist.
- Link the name to a suitable home page, blog, or whatever, or you can create a new personal 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.
This important section expanded enough to get its own page (Yea!): Perl 6 Donors, Sponsors, and Supporters.
The Language Design Team
Also known as "@Larry", and led by Larry Wall, our hero and leader, the inventor of Perl. We think he deserves a MacArthur prize.
- Nicholas Clark: Pumking of the Perl 5.8 series. Also see "People of Perl: Nicholas Clark".
- Will Coleda: VP of the Parrot Foundation. Has worked on a variety of languages targeting parrot.
- chromatic: The project secretary, a Parrot developer, and the one who argued for roles for a couple of years until Allison pointed to the traits paper. Read chromatic's journal.
- Jerry Gay: Hacks on Parrot, Rakudo Perl 6 and the Parrot Compiler Toolkit (PCT). Read Jerry's journal.
- Patrick Michaud: The author of PGE, the Parrot/Perl 6 Grammar engine. He's also the Perl 6 compiler and Parrot pumpking. Read Patrick's journal.
- Damian Conway: He writes the Exegeses, which explain by example Larry's design documents (the Apocalypses).
- Allison Randal: The Parrot architect. Also hacks on the Perl 6 compiler tools. She started the Synopses with Damian and is now president of the Parrot Foundation.
- Hugo van der Sanden: Knows more about Perl 5 internals than any one person should, which helps to make better decisions for Perl 6.
- Richard Dice: The president of The Perl Foundation.
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.
- Bernhard Schmalhofer: Working on Pipp, PHP on Parrot, and Eclectus, Scheme on Parrot.
- Carl Mäsak: frenetic Rakudo user, November author and our number one bug finder
- Mark Stosberg: I'm working on porting CGI::Application to Perl 6 and having fun along the way.
- Ask Bjørn Hansen: Set up Perl 6 newsgroups (http://www.nntp.perl.org/group)
- Andy Lester: Started and maintains Perlbuzz, which reports frequently about Perl 6 related events.
- Juerd Waalboer: Runs feather, a Perl 6 development machine, and used to be active in several areas of Perl 6/Pugs.
The Old Guard
These individuals contributed a great deal, but are no longer serving in their former capacities:
- Piers Cawley: Former parrot/perl6 summarizer.
- Simon Cozens: Former parrot pumpking (versions 0.0.1 through 0.0.4).
- Matt Fowles: Former parrot/perl6 summarizer.
- Ann Barcomb: Former parrot/perl6 summarizer.
- Steve Fink: Former parrot pumpking (versions 0.0.9 through 0.0.12).
- Jeff Goff: Former parrot pumpking (versions 0.0.5 to 0.0.8).
- Luke Palmer: Former Perl 6 language list monitor and co-author of the retroactive Synopses.
- Chip Salzenberg: Former parrot pumpking and the parrot architect, and a large contributor.
- Dan Sugalski: Former parrot architect.
- Leopold Tötsch: Leo was the pumpking for releases 0.0.13 - 0.4.5, and for some time was a larger contributor. Also see "People of Perl: Leopold Toetsch".
- Nathan Torkington: Former project manager emeritus.
- Jesse Vincent: The former Perl 6 project manager. An expert at the "stick and carrot" approach to open source development.
- Bryan Warnock: Used to compile the Perl 6 Digest with Simon Cozens. Yes, that Warnock.