[Pdx-pm] Fwd: White Camel Nominations
ben.hengst at gmail.com
Thu May 28 20:29:47 PDT 2009
seems to work, thanks again for looking in to that for us.
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:06 AM, The Dread Parrot <enobacon at gmail.com> wrote:
> the address for nominations is whitecamel-suggestions at perl.org
> # from The Dread Parrot
> # on Sunday 24 May 2009:
>>---------- Forwarded Message: ----------
>>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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