Main general Perl mailing list

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna at
Wed Feb 12 17:08:12 GMT 2014

Mailing lists kind of suck for most question/answer sequences; what
they are good at is discussion (witness this thread).

For general perl questions, or stackoverflow.

On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 8:22 AM, Tom Hukins <tom at> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 11:08:28AM -0500, Chris Devers wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:52 AM, gvim <gvimrc at> wrote:
>> > "What is the main general Perl mailing list, ie. most active for general
>> > Perl questions? has over 200 entries."
>> >
>> That's it? This is purely a surveying activity? Or did you want to ask this
>> hypothetical "general" list a question, too?
> In case this adverserial conversation turns unpleasant, I think Chris
> is pointing out that if you explain why you're asking a question we
> can provide more helpful answers.
> You've already received the correct answer "there isn't one" but if
> you tell us what you would do with such a list if one existed, we
> might be able to point you at other helpful things.
> Tom

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