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Steve Mynott steve.mynott at
Wed Feb 12 18:46:08 GMT 2014

On 12 February 2014 17:08, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna at> wrote:
> 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.

Originally general discussion was on comp.lang.perl.misc which died with Usenet.

Mailing lists seem to be going the same way (at least for general
discussion where
they never seem to work very well).

People mostly use websites such as the two mentioned above and

IRC is particularly strong in the Perl 6 community.


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