Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
There's more than one way to do things

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
I think it's the usual suspects: write articles demonstrating how nice the stuff is, and get them run in Linux-oriented magazines,, and other places people go for new tech info. Get them Slashdotted.

The only other thing that comes to mind is branding. There's an oft-repeated story about how the most hated phone company PacBell changed its name to Verizon in order to dump the old brand's stigma. Some kind of new designation for modern Perl + modern coding practices (strict, Perl::Critic, perltidy) + quality modules could work. Attempts so far (P5EE) have not gotten anywhere in part because they were too small and had little community support, or had unclear goals. A pure re-branding effort is possible. A recent example with different goals might be Strawberry Perl.

In reply to Re: Modern Perl and the Future of Perl by perrin
in thread Modern Perl and the Future of Perl by chromatic

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others exploiting the Monastery: (9)
    As of 2015-11-30 22:33 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?

      What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

      Results (788 votes), past polls