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February 13, 2012 07:05
Perl 5 wiki
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The [official Perl 5 wiki]( has recently become
unusable for its original purpose, see the
[announcement]( It is
currently impossible to register as a new user. I sent an email to
<> six days ago and have yet to receive an

I am looking for a champion to take up the cause: investigate what's
going on and keep nagging so that access to registration is restored.
In case we cannot get satisfaction in a reasonable time, let's consider
cutting ties. Some initial thoughts:

* Export everything, tools available from
* Evaluate Perl wiki softwares and import. Should support [Wiki
  Creole]( and
  [Markdown]( syntaxes for editing. Usability
  must pass mst's opinion as "not crap". Must not have URL cruft.
  Insert your own favourite bikeshed colour here.
* Find a reliable host for the software: Perl NOC/digital
* Ask [Perl NOC]( for `` CNAME.
* Send webmasters of and some
  configuration snippets for their Apache httpd and nginx so that the
  legacy URLs permanently redirect to the new ones.

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