Perl publishing and attracting new developers

Peter Corlett abuse at
Wed Sep 18 16:45:10 BST 2013

On 18 Sep 2013, at 13:14, gvim <gvimrc at> wrote:
> Something's gone wrong. Is it that publishers are not interested in publishing Perl books or that Perl authors aren't writing about interesting and specific applications of Perl?

No, it's because pretty much all of the books that can only be written about Perl have already been written. What's left is of such minor appeal that no sensible publisher will touch it.

If you don't agree, do feel free to give the titles of a few hypothetical Perl books that you would be prepared to pay £30 for. Given how many published writers there are on this list, you may even provide suitable inspiration!

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