The contribution has been put to the Perl 5’s Core Maintenance Fund, according to the press announcement. The web hosting provider, Liquid Web says the software was advanced by using Perl. The software design language is an integral instrument for the constant development of the Liquid Web’s current systems, like support and monitoring packages and its billing, according to the statement.
“Giving back to the Perl community is something we’ve been interested in for some time. As Liquid Web continues to expand and grow, we find the need for more developers proficient in perl grows in kind,” Liquid Web founder and CEO Matthew Hill said in a statement. “Supporting Perl’s continued excellence ensures that important programs that have proven invaluable to Liquid Web’s success will continue to perform to our specific needs.”
“This investment in Perl’s future from Liquid Web will go a long way to help maintain the viability of Perl 5 as a platform for the many businesses that depend upon it and will deliver a positive impact upon the entire Perl community,” Karen Pauly, president of The Perl Foundation stated. “The Perl Foundation is encouraged with success stories such as that of Liquid Web and other companies that have been built on the programming language’s strong foundation and is excited to continue moving forward with them.”
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