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Thursday October 23, 2008
05:38 PM

Why the $#!@@! does use.perl.org keep logging me out?

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This isn't the journal entry that I intended to write when I first logged into the site last night.

After several experiences of being logged out from use.perl.org very unexpectedly (and often very quickly), my short question is why use.perl.org can't remember for 5 minutes that I am logged in. My follow-up is what alternative site would be recommended that didn't have this problem and had plenty of Perl people.

I hope it remembers that I am logged in for long enough that I can post this.

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