Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Problems? Is your data what you think it is?

Re: Non-English posts on Perlmonks

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Jul 10, 2003 at 22:52 UTC ( #273186=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Non-English posts on Perlmonks
in thread Non-English posts on Perlmonks

if i cannot understand a posting, it diminishes the information i am able to glean from perl monks. if there are many such postings, while they may be of intrinsic worth, i will just tend to switch off, more and more. like i do from my old spam-ridden email accounts.

Each posting on perlmonks about CGI, or about Windows issues diminishes the information I glean from Perlmonks, because I've no interest in them. If there would be too many of such postings, I'd spend less and less time on Perlmonks.

I don't have a problem with that. I'm not going to argue that because I don't like CGI or Windows, Perlmonks should have a policy not to accept such postings. At best I could argue Perlmonks should have some filtering options. Or I could run a local newsserver, hack together a perlmonks to NNTP gateway and use a newsreader that does have such filtering ability.

But I don't think Perlmonks is there for me, or that the prospect of me leaving results in a policy change.


Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://273186]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others exploiting the Monastery: (8)
As of 2020-10-28 21:12 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    My favourite web site is:

    Results (264 votes). Check out past polls.