Perl 6
Perl 6 People: Revision 111
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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.


^^ Donors, Sponsors, and Supporters

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 and 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.
* [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 -- see Tang's Time-line in [When will Perl 6 be released?]. Spread "-Ofun" and commit bits to the masses. Also deserving of a MacArthur prize.
* Richard Dice: The president of "The Perl Foundation"<>.

^^ Software Developers

^^^ Contributors to [Implementations]

* "Jeff Horwitz"<>: mod_perl6. "Jeff's blog"<>.
* "Ovid"<> (Curtis Poe): Also see ""People of Perl: Ovid"<>".
* [Jonathan Worthington]: a major driving force behind Rakudo; previously worked on Parrot.
* [Jonathan Leto]: versatile and busy Parrot developer

^^^ 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.

^^ Documentation Authors

^^^ Books

* The [Open source Perl 6 book] is written by: Patrick Michaud, Jonathan Worthington, [Carl Mäsak], [Moritz Lenz], Jonathan Scott Duff (wrote the initial preface)
** They are also open to contributions from others.
* See [Perl 6 Books and Media] historical info and future prospects.

^^^ Wiki Contributors

* [John Beppu]:
* [Martin Berends]
* [Herbert Breunung]: writes articles and tutorials for wikis and print magazines with its own editor.
* Samuel Harrington:
* "Andy Lester"<>: Set up the official Perl 6, Parrot, and then Perl 5 wikis. Also runs ""<> and ""<>. "Andy's journal"<>.
* [Conrad Schneiker]: original instigator and major contributor of this wiki. His donation led to [November].
* Aaron Trevena:

^^^ Article Authors

* [Adriano Ferreira]: [Perl 6 microarticles]

^^ Others

* Ask Bjørn Hansen: Set up Perl 6 newsgroups (""<>)
* 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), Parrot' name is based on his joke.
* "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._

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