One thing I would like to see expanded in the hints below the postbox is the "where to post" question, specifically:
- the distinction between SOPW and Q&A. The latter should be more general perl questions and should be very short akin to FAQ questions (with a link to perlfaq); SOPW are more specific and may require a longer setup to explain.
- the distinction between Meditations and Discussion. The latter is for discussion on the mechanics and operation of PerlMonks the site, the former is for all other general perl discussion.
Still retain the links, but I think these two points should be clarified if we're going to add more to it to start with.
Dr. Michael K. Neylon - email@example.com
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