[Pdx-pm] Fwd: White Camel Nominations

The Dread Parrot enobacon at gmail.com
Thu May 28 10:06:21 PDT 2009


  the address for nominations is whitecamel-suggestions at perl.org

# from The Dread Parrot
# on Sunday 24 May 2009:

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>Subject: White Camel Nominations
>Date: Sunday 24 May 2009
>From: "David H. Adler"
>Every year the White Camels are presented for service to the Perl
>If you look at the previous winners, you'll notice that these are
> mostly unsung heroes, like previous awardee Eric Cholet, the human
> moderator of so many Perl mailing lists, or Jay Hannah, one of the
> people running pm.org (if you ever created/maintained a pm group,
> chances are that Jay walked you through the process).
>Some of these people may be well known, like Allison Randal or Randal
>Schwartz, while others may be complete strangers to at least part of
> the globe, like Josh McAdams or Jay. Some of them may be extreme Perl
> hackers who created the original JAPH, but they actually received
> this award as a recognition for their community contributions to Perl
> rather than for their programming ability.
>That's not to say a great hacker can't receive the award, but you
> don't have to be one in order to be eligible.
>That being said, the nomination process for the 2009 White Camels is
> now open.
>If you think there's someone who deserves a White Camel, this is the
>time for you to send in your nominations. Send them to
>whitecamel-suggestions at pm.org, if possible with a subject along the
>lines of "White Camel Nomination :: $name". Make sure you properly
>identify the nominee and tell us why you think that's a worthy
>Don't go thinking "nah, somebody else will do it" because: a)
> everybody else may be thinking the same, and b) you may state your
> case differently than the next person.
>We'll be receiving nominations until June 21, 2009, by midnight, but
>don't wait up or you'll forget. Do it now!
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