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Re^2: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Sep 07, 2012 at 23:33 UTC ( #992406=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?
in thread Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?

Sadly, people aren't throwing money at me for my contributions to that thread (or my decade+ on this site).


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Re^3: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?
by Argel (Prior) on Sep 10, 2012 at 20:16 UTC
    That's because the rest of us are siphoning off your marketability! ;)
    (just kidding of course)

    On a more serious note, I bet it has helped with the marketability of your books.

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      On a more serious note, I bet it has helped with the marketability of your books.

      An hour of consulting work is worth several copies of a book sold, even with profit sharing between me and Onyx Neon.

      Now if everyone on PerlMonks told ten people to buy a copy of my book (and not the same ten people)....

Re^3: Is PerlMonks relevant for one's Perl marketability?
by sundialsvc4 (Monsignor) on Sep 12, 2012 at 00:26 UTC

    But your contributions are mighty valuable to the rest of us ... and we make money in part through Perl.   (That means, thank you!)

    Plus, consider what is the very-routine experience here:   you hit a roadblock, and by now you know to stop and to Seek Perl Wisdom, and ... bang!! ... often within fifteen minutes you are looking at a thread of very detailed replies, maybe several chunks of extemporaneously-written code.   You are back on track, and you learned a lot.   “Hit counts” do not mean anything.   What matters is the effectiveness of the encounter, and around here, the effectiveness is consistently gigantic.

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