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The CPAN “Once a Week, Every Week” Contest

While the idea of this contest wasn’t proposed until 2012, it’s interesting to go back to the start of the CPAN and see who made long release chains even when they weren’t trying to.

The 200 Longest Chains of All Time

Starting from August 16, 1995

Rank Author Chain Started Weeks Active
1 CJM Jan 1, 2012 190 * 24%
2 FREW Feb 12, 2012 184 * 25%
3 ETHER Mar 4, 2012 182 * 18%
4 BARBIE Mar 25, 2012 165 30%
5 TOBYINK Apr 15, 2012 133 22%
6 BOOK Apr 29, 2012 129 36%
7 BINGOS Jun 17, 2012 125 49%
8 RJBS Aug 24, 2008 122 51%
9 RJBS Jun 9, 2013 115 * 51%
10 KENTNL Feb 3, 2013 93 20%
11 TOKUHIROM May 27, 2012 80 36%
12 NEILB Aug 11, 2013 71 17%
13 KRYDE May 23, 2010 66 27%
14 RWSTAUNER Mar 18, 2012 58 12%
15 PERLANCAR Aug 24, 2014 53 * 5%
16 DROLSKY Jan 18, 2009 51 56%
17 MANWAR Sep 7, 2014 51 * 11%
18 PEVANS Mar 31, 2013 48 34%
19 JKEGL Sep 23, 2012 46 26%
20 SRI May 25, 2014 46 24%
21 IVANWILLS Oct 19, 2014 45 * 11%
22 LEONT Aug 5, 2012 44 25%
23 MGV Apr 13, 2014 40 9%
24 PLICEASE Apr 21, 2013 38 13%
25 SKIM Jul 20, 2014 38 8%
26 ADAMK Nov 21, 2010 37 40%
27 GFUJI Jul 26, 2009 36 24%
28 FLORA Mar 15, 2009 36 21%
29 LEONT Jan 11, 2015 33 * 25%
30 SHARYANTO Jan 12, 2014 33 22%
31 DAGOLDEN May 26, 2013 30 39%
32 PETDANCE Oct 5, 2003 30 30%
33 KUERBIS Oct 26, 2014 30 11%
34 MGV Jan 25, 2015 30 * 9%
35 AWNCORP Jan 1, 2012 27 19%
36 JHTHORSEN Jul 7, 2013 27 18%
37 INGY Oct 19, 2014 26 29%
38 BINARY May 25, 2014 26 5%
39 YANICK Feb 17, 2013 25 23%
40 CSSON Nov 23, 2014 25 3%
41 MIYAGAWA Jan 20, 2013 24 46%
42 SMUELLER Aug 24, 2008 24 36%
43 AVAR Feb 7, 2010 24 11%
44 SHLOMIF Aug 19, 2012 23 35%
45 FAYLAND Feb 1, 2009 23 24%
46 JETTERO Mar 22, 2009 23 19%
47 NUFFIN May 25, 2008 23 17%
48 MLEHMANN Mar 2, 2008 22 47%
49 PREACTION Nov 16, 2014 22 7%
50 BOBTFISH Mar 8, 2009 21 20%
51 AUTRIJUS Aug 22, 2004 21 20%
52 GPHAT Sep 4, 2011 21 20%
53 PLICEASE Apr 12, 2015 20 * 13%
54 BOOK Apr 12, 2015 19 * 36%
55 KARMAN Aug 10, 2008 19 27%
56 DUNCAND Jul 5, 2009 19 23%
57 STEVAN Sep 26, 2004 19 20%
58 REEDFISH Oct 19, 2014 19 19%
59 TBONE Jul 13, 2003 19 19%
60 JSIRACUSA Nov 6, 2005 19 18%
61 MRDVT Sep 13, 2009 19 13%
62 AZAWAWI Apr 19, 2009 19 9%
63 JFRIED May 29, 2011 18 9%
64 SYAGI Mar 23, 2014 18 4%
65 MARKOV Sep 2, 2007 17 39%
66 DMAKI Sep 2, 2007 17 31%
67 WYANT Oct 16, 2011 17 29%
68 GETTY Mar 17, 2013 17 14%
69 CORNELIUS Sep 5, 2010 17 10%
70 RENEEB Nov 16, 2014 16 16%
71 BOSU Oct 22, 2006 16 13%
72 JPRIT Dec 21, 1997 16 13%
73 BEROV Feb 1, 2015 16 8%
74 GRANTG Jan 8, 2006 16 5%
75 CHIPS Dec 15, 1996 16 4%
76 SALVA Nov 20, 2011 15 34%
77 ISHIGAKI May 25, 2014 15 22%
78 SARTAK Jan 11, 2009 15 18%
79 RURBAN Nov 15, 2009 15 17%
80 KAZEBURO Aug 4, 2013 15 15%
81 VPIT Feb 24, 2008 15 14%
82 LGODDARD Apr 15, 2001 15 12%
83 AVENJ Jan 27, 2013 15 11%
84 ZOFFIX Jan 6, 2008 15 10%
85 XENO Jul 24, 2011 15 10%
86 ELIZABETH Jun 23, 2002 15 10%
87 WARRINGD May 15, 2011 15 9%
88 SYP Nov 25, 2012 15 8%
89 MGRAHAM Jul 10, 2005 15 3%
90 SCHUBIGER Dec 10, 2006 14 22%
91 HORNBURG Nov 10, 2013 14 14%
92 AGRUNDMA Oct 2, 2005 14 13%
93 XAICRON Sep 4, 2011 14 12%
94 IRONCAMEL Oct 23, 2011 14 11%
95 BKB Jan 27, 2013 14 11%
96 ANDYA Sep 16, 2007 14 10%
97 GRIAN Nov 9, 2008 14 6%
98 ANDK Aug 20, 2006 13 32%
99 JQUELIN Jun 14, 2009 13 21%
100 KIMOTO Sep 27, 2009 13 17%
101 PJFL Feb 19, 2012 13 16%
102 VOJ Dec 1, 2013 13 15%
103 GRAY Jul 22, 2007 13 13%
104 HDIAS Feb 8, 2004 13 12%
105 SIMON Dec 7, 2003 13 12%
106 NHORNE Dec 25, 2011 13 11%
107 ABIGAIL Oct 25, 2009 13 10%
108 MSIMERSON Sep 13, 2009 13 10%
109 DAVIDO Aug 12, 2012 13 9%
110 AGENT Jun 15, 2008 13 8%
111 AKRON Jan 27, 2013 13 7%
112 RUSSOZ May 15, 2011 13 4%
113 BRADH Sep 25, 2011 13 4%
114 MBROOKS Nov 1, 2009 13 3%
115 BIGJ Jun 16, 2002 13 3%
116 MEWSOFT Jul 6, 2014 13 2%
117 CAGAO Apr 1, 2012 13 2%
118 DROLSKY May 31, 2015 12 * 56%
119 GAAS Feb 18, 2001 12 31%
120 JESSE Mar 5, 2006 12 26%
121 RSAVAGE Jul 21, 2013 12 25%
122 BRICAS Sep 30, 2007 12 25%
123 GUGOD Nov 30, 2008 12 24%
124 JDHEDDEN Oct 30, 2005 12 16%
125 JOHND Oct 23, 2011 12 14%
126 CHM Aug 30, 2009 12 12%
127 ASCOPE May 12, 2002 12 10%
SONGMU Sep 1, 2013 12 10%
129 HINRIK Aug 29, 2010 12 10%
130 DMOW Sep 19, 2004 12 9%
131 JCDUQUE May 11, 2003 12 2%
132 MSCHWERN Aug 12, 2001 11 28%
133 KWILLIAMS Jan 26, 2003 11 26%
134 AMBS Jan 16, 2011 11 26%
135 SREZIC Sep 9, 2007 11 26%
136 GBARR Feb 27, 2000 11 22%
137 REEDFISH Jun 14, 2015 11 * 19%
138 MSERGEANT Jan 20, 2002 11 18%
139 DOY Jun 2, 2013 11 17%
140 RKITOVER Apr 19, 2009 11 15%
141 EXODIST Apr 21, 2013 11 14%
142 SPROUT Apr 18, 2010 11 13%
143 LEOCHARRE Jul 12, 2009 11 12%
144 REHSACK Sep 1, 2013 11 11%
145 BAYASHI May 12, 2013 11 10%
146 ZWON Jan 29, 2012 11 9%
147 GOMOR Oct 29, 2006 11 9%
148 RKRIMEN Mar 29, 2009 11 8%
149 MMIMS May 17, 2009 11 8%
150 MOZNION Mar 9, 2014 11 7%
151 SILLYMOOS Jun 16, 2013 11 4%
152 FPIVARI Feb 8, 1998 11 4%
153 SGOELDNER Oct 5, 2003 11 4%
154 WOLDRICH Dec 26, 2010 11 2%
155 BCT Aug 21, 2005 11 2%
156 BDFOY Oct 14, 2007 10 32%
157 DDUMONT Sep 5, 2010 10 29%
158 CORION Mar 6, 2011 10 21%
SULLR May 26, 2013 10 21%
160 OLIVER Apr 6, 2014 10 21%
161 KENTNL Jun 14, 2015 10 * 20%
162 JHI Nov 21, 2004 10 19%
163 MIKER Sep 21, 2008 10 19%
164 JJNAPIORK Apr 12, 2015 10 16%
165 BURAK Oct 28, 2007 10 16%
166 RRWO Jun 27, 2004 10 15%
167 JSWARTZ Apr 15, 2012 10 14%
168 RCLAMP Aug 24, 2003 10 14%
169 TJMATHER Aug 19, 2001 10 11%
170 CNANDOR Jan 10, 1999 10 10%
171 VVELOX Mar 22, 2009 10 10%
172 DOHERTY Mar 6, 2011 10 8%
173 TEAM Jul 28, 2013 10 8%
174 VPARSEVAL Jul 15, 2001 10 8%
175 DLAND Sep 16, 2007 10 8%
176 ERYQ Apr 16, 2000 10 7%
RKIES Jan 25, 2004 10 7%
178 VANSTYN Jun 15, 2014 10 7%
179 DOMIZIO Nov 30, 2003 10 7%
180 ANAZAWA Jun 10, 2012 10 6%
FREDERICD Dec 18, 2011 10 6%
182 ALEXMASS Sep 17, 2006 10 6%
183 CSJEWELL Jul 26, 2009 10 5%
184 JANDREW Nov 2, 2014 10 5%
185 SKI May 27, 2007 10 5%
186 BORISD May 26, 2013 10 4%
187 GLBRUNE Mar 23, 2014 10 3%
188 SOFTDIA Jun 1, 2003 10 2%
189 LDS Nov 11, 2001 9 37%
190 MTHURN Dec 28, 2003 9 31%
191 MSCHILLI Jun 26, 2005 9 30%
192 LBROCARD Mar 6, 2005 9 26%
193 JV Dec 11, 2005 9 24%
194 SIMONW Dec 26, 2004 9 16%
195 TELS Feb 10, 2002 9 15%
196 RSRCHBOY Jan 8, 2012 9 15%
197 MSTROUT Mar 18, 2012 9 15%
198 ZEFRAM May 29, 2011 9 15%
199 GENE Jun 15, 2003 9 14%
200 JWIED Oct 31, 1999 9 14%

* indicates that the chain is not yet broken

   indicates that the author has not made a release yet this week

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