The Room Do I dare disturb the universe?

Change Management Is Hard

Change Management is Hard So I’ve just release a new JSON::Any. Back in January when I made the last release, Marc Mims (the new maint for Net::Twitter) had a bug in JSON::Syck which Audrey decided not to fix since JSON::Syck is deprecated. This is fair, she’s the maintainer and is allowed to deprecate things when there are better alternatives o... Read more

Yapc Na 2009 Slides Posted

YAPC::NA 2009 - Slides Posted So YAPC::NA is over. I’ve mostly recovered from the Moose Flu that seems to have circulated around at it. I’ve posted my slides for both XML::Toolkit and the EPO-EC talks. The first went “okay”, while I’d been doing a lot of work with it the weeks before YAPC I think that adding slides to the talk sort of brought do... Read more


YAPC::NA I’m off to YAPC tomorrow. I’m giving two talks on Tuesday and I haven’t yet finished my slides (though I do think I have some clue what I’m gonna talk about). This is the first time in six years I’ve spoken at something as large as a YAPC and I’m starting to feel a little nervous. Unlike six years ago however this time I’m expecting to ... Read more

Fail Strike100 Strike 99

FAIL 100 99 I’ve just released XML::NamespaceSupport 1.10, with fixes to it’s build system. I’ve had it soaking as a dev release for the last week or two, ever since I noticed it was #6 on Adam Kennedy’s Fail 100. I had to chase down Robin Berjon and get him to delegate co-maint, but it was a simple enough once that happened. One down, 99 to go. Read more

Something Old Something New Something Borrowed Something Xml

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something XML With the blessing of Barrie Slaymaker, I’ve released a new version XML::SAX::Machines. This is the first release in 5 years, and fixes a two year old RT ticket about the use of psudo-hashes (which are deprecated and removed in perl 5.10). I plan on trying to resolve the other issues... Read more