Perl publishing and attracting new developers

Philippe Bruhat (BooK) philippe.bruhat at
Thu Sep 19 08:41:39 BST 2013

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 05:26:17AM +1200, Kent Fredric wrote:
> On 19 September 2013 03:04, Nicholas Clark <nick at> wrote:
> > Maybe "everyone" already feels that they know Perl well enough to blag an
> > interview.
> >
> Maybe an interesting, and uniquely disruptive topic for a book could be
> "You don't know Perl" ( or something along those lines ), a book with a
> similar intent to Modern Perl, ... but targeted explicitly at people who
> think they know Perl, but aren't really part of the perl community, people
> who learnt Perl from reading horrible scripts that have been copy pasted
> around the internet.

That book needs a chapter about the secret operators. ;-)

 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)

 Trust only in incompetence. You will never be disappointed.
                                    (Moral from Groo The Wanderer #16 (Epic))

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