monday morning pick me up

Jacqui Caren jacqui.caren at
Mon Apr 3 18:11:05 BST 2006

Nigel Hamilton wrote:
>- and all
> you can offer is a crude attempt to trivialise my point and a personal 
> insult.

I agree with this. I don't know if peope know this but some folks
expect people to behave here as they would face to face - after all we
are the "face of perl". This "nasty" image puts ME off coming to l-pm 
meetings - and I *know* some of you already :-)

> * The TPF can better commercialise the "Perl" trade mark(s) for the good 
> of the community.

Brand protection is OK - brand extortion is soemthing else and the line
between the two is thin.

> * O'Reilly publishers are just one of many potential commercial 
> partnership opportunities.

It may be possible that they would be interested but I would first talk 
(gently) to them. IMHO waving big sticks does not win friends.

> * Java(tm) is a good case study for the revenue potential here.

I firmly disagree.


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