Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine

Re: PerlMonks as Ambassadors

by chumley (Sexton)
on Apr 22, 2001 at 07:02 UTC ( #74516=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to PerlMonks as Ambassadors

I especially like your third suggestion. Even though I'm a relative newbie compared to most Perl Monks, there are questions that even I am qualified to answer. Doing so not only helps the one asking the question, it also gives me a chance to look it up to make sure I'm not misleading the seeker. That means I learn as well.

I don't see a way to enforce this, but I think it's a good idea to answer the most difficult answers you can. If a question is so easy that you don't even have to think about the answer, then let someone else answer it! If high-level Monks constantly answer newbie questions, they are taking away a chance for others to learn.


Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://74516]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others meditating upon the Monastery: (6)
As of 2021-05-18 18:31 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Perl 7 will be out ...

    Results (183 votes). Check out past polls.