Raising Perl awareness on Tiobe + Wikipedia, etc.

Simon Wilcox essuu at ourshack.com
Wed Mar 20 13:34:28 GMT 2013

On 20/03/2013 13:05, Dave Cross wrote:
>> Secondly, I don't think anyone was suggesting we remove the Perl page 
>> from WP, rather that we make one the main page and the other point to 
>> it. In effect having both pages/solutions at once and having our cake 
>> and eating it too.
> That what we currently have. "Perl (Programming Language)" is a 
> redirect to "Perl". That's how it should be. The proposal is to 
> reverse the direction of the redirection - so "Perl" redirects to 
> "Perl (Programming Language)". That is contrary to the way that 
> Wikipedia is supposed to work.



All programming languages that don't feel the need to say so in the 
primary URL. Why should we feel the need to pander to those languages 
that foolishly picked a common word as their name ?

It ain't broke - no need to fix it.


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