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Perl News contributions broken?

by mpersico (Beadle)
on Oct 20, 2013 at 23:47 UTC ( #1059051=monkdiscuss: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Hello. On the page at url http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=674621#Perl-News, there is a link that says to post news to this section: http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=23771 but that just redirects to the top of http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=674621 So, where on PerlMonks can I announce that I am now a co-maintainer of Devel::ptkdb and I will be posting some kind of new version within 30 days? Thanks

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Re: Perl News contributions broken?
by davido (Archbishop) on Oct 20, 2013 at 23:58 UTC

    The nav ribbon at the top right side of your screen under the default PerlMonks configuration includes a link to Perl News, which takes you to http://perlmonks.org/?node=Perl%20News. That's probably what you're looking for. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    As for the module: you might consider releasing a new version of the module that only contains a bumped version number, an update to the Changes file, and an edit to the POD listing you as the co-maintainer. If there's a new Github repo, that can be listed in the POD as well, and also put in the meta data.

    The reason for this is to get people to stop bothering the old maintainer, and to contact you with questions/issues that may not be appropriate for the RT.


    Dave

Re: Perl News contributions broken?
by jdporter (Canon) on Oct 21, 2013 at 19:08 UTC

    I have edited that page to improve clarity. Thanks for the heads-up.

    I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,000 zombies.

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