health of Perl/Act

Aaron Trevena aaron.trevena at
Tue Aug 5 11:44:03 BST 2008

2008/8/4 Adam Bernard <ab11+londonpm at>:
> 2008/8/4 Dave Cross <dave at>:
>> Greg McCarroll wrote:
>>>   b)
>>> The graph at the bottom of (b) is particularly interesting
>> It certainly is. Does that look like a dead (or dying) language to you?
> Certainly not dead, but it could plausibly just be a trend towards
> having more meetups rather than more people being involved.

I think trends for attendance have shown an increase (from the post
conference write ups I've read), and I know at least 3 perl developers
who last year hadn't heard of perl mongers (and 1 hadn't even used
perl before) who went to Perl conferences this year.


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