As some of you are aware, this week is the Nordic Perl Workshop [1],
and in the days immediately following the workshop we will have
the Oslo Perl 6 Hackathon [2].  During the first day of the hackathon
Gabor Szabo will be doing a "Hands-on Perl 6 training" course [3],
the other two days will be for various hacking tasks (both Perl 6
and Perl 5).

I personally have three goals for my participation at the 
workshop and hackathon:

*  Attend Gabor's course and take careful note of where issues
arise with using Rakudo Perl and/or Perl 6 (including filing
bug reports and/or answering questions as needed).

*  Recruit and encourage people to write Perl 6 programs and
otherwise start hacking on/with Rakudo Perl.

*  Meet with other principal Rakudo and Perl 6 designers and
implementors to plan the next phases of work and address any
significant obstacles currently before us.

For now I've started a page at
that lists a variety of specific ideas for things to work on
or address at the hackathon.  I'm sure more ideas will arise
at NPW itself, and I invite others to add more items to the
list as well.  Feel free to add things even if you won't be
making it to NPW or the hackathon itself; you may think of something
that we've overlooked, and there are other hackathons planned later
in the summer that will benefit from having the ideas.




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