in reply to Improve Perl's marketing position by making Perlmonks more discoverable for automated "popularity contests"

I notice that in your suggested text you linked "Perl programming language" to perl.org. Is this necessary/important?

the TIOBE index

"This website requires JavaScript." F that Sh. Care to summarize?

pmdevils - here's a patch.
I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,000 zombies.


Comment on Re: Improve Perl's marketing position by making Perlmonks more discoverable for automated "popularity contests"
Re^2: Improve Perl's marketing position by making Perlmonks more discoverable for automated "popularity contests"
by hippo (Curate) on Mar 15, 2013 at 18:13 UTC
Re^2: Improve Perl's marketing position by making Perlmonks more discoverable for automated "popularity contests"
by mithaldu (Monk) on Mar 16, 2013 at 00:48 UTC
    I notice that in your suggested text you linked "Perl programming language" to perl.org. Is this necessary/important?
    Not particularly. I just thought it looked like a good idea.
    Care to summarize?
    They search on 9 different social sites for "<lang> programming", assign the results a weight based on the specific site and combine everything in order to produce popularity values for languages, which usually prompts journalists to proclaim perl dead because tiobe is mostly blind to perl activity on the internet.