Perl Advocacy

Christopher Jones c.jones at
Sun Feb 24 08:51:02 GMT 2008

No idea whether I have permission to give you permission.... but you  
can grab our logo here;

You could use the Institute  logo and the UCL logo if you like


On 23 Feb 2008, at 23:35, Greg McCarroll wrote:

> So, I was just about to reply to another thread, and I realised  
> that all the content
> I had -- that was interesting/valuable -- was about Perl advocacy.
> As some of you know I've got a reasonably sucessful sales  
> background, and the one
> thing I learned was the power of the logo/case study/story/ 
> reference. And I've been
> sitting whining about Perl/TPF getting such a page of logo's for  
> sometime. However the
> scary bit about now being leader Is you just can't poke at others  
> to do so any more.
> So I have a request. If you are in London (or England/UK[1]), using  
> Perl, wheter you
> are Venda or Shadowcat, the BBC or Morgan S., could you please  
> email me and give me
> the permission to use your logo on a 'companies who use Perl in  
> London'[1] page. To keep
> things fair it'll be alphabetical (sorry Venda).
> (Also I'd love a website or even just logo page website volunteer  
> to help keep this
>  up to date).
> Greg
> [1] I think for the sake of value we'll just fudge the definition  
> of 'London', etc. To
> be perfectly honest I'd rather some company decide to use Perl  
> because they saw some
> hip company they thought were in London using it, when really there  
> were in some hell
> hole like Birmingham or Milton Keynes[2]
> [2] You can make the boy be leader, but you can't make him like  
> crappy northern towns.[3]
> [3] This is a joke.

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