My name appears in the The Timeline of Perl and its Culture (1993) :The Perl-packrats mailing list is started with the initial participants being Bill Middleton, Tom Christiansen, Henk Penning, Jarkko Hietaniemi, Stephen Potter, Lee Mcloughlin, and Mark of coombs. (2 December)Other items in the TimeLine for 1993 :
The first ideas of what will become CPAN emerge on the Perl-packrats mailing list. Modeled after the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN) it would be an archive of all things Perl. (9 December)
CPAN was announced on comp.lang.perl.announce on Oct 26 1995.
- The final Perl4 release, 4.036
- Learning Perl, a.k.a. the Llama book, by Randal Schwartz is first published by O'Reilly in November.
The first edition of Programming Perl, a.k.a. The Pink Camel, by Larry Wall and Randal Schwartz was published in 1991.
- Godwin's Law starts being used on Usenet ; see How to post about Nazis and get away with it - the Godwin's Law FAQ