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Re: What exactly counts as "Perl News"?

by RyuMaou (Deacon)
on Oct 13, 2010 at 15:48 UTC ( #865105=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What exactly counts as "Perl News"?

Well, I'd always assumed that "Perl News" was meant for actual news stories. The one time I added something here was an article from a network admin news feed that I figured everyone else might not have seen, since not everyone here is an admin, like me.

That being said, though, I honestly don't see a big problem with the other stuff getting posted, too. Sure, there may be other places for it, even other places that are more appropriate, but as the traffic seems relatively light, I don't see the harm.

Of course, if enough people feel the way you do, I also don't see anything wrong with restricting it more, either.

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by mr_mischief (Monsignor) on Oct 13, 2010 at 16:02 UTC

    The traffic being light is my main (if not explicit) point. If more and more people start throwing out a "news" update every time they update a module, Perl News will not be a place of light traffic. It will be a mess of duplicated data which already has a home drowning out the truly novel and important news. I wanted to comment on what I see as a negative trend before it becomes a bigger problem than it already is.

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