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  • by vek (2312) on 2002.07.11 9:50 (#10461) Journal
    davorg writes:

    It's just there is stuff that I'd like people who aren't part of the Perl community to see as well..."

    Precisely. As strange as it may sound there are those of us that have friends & perhaps family who are not geeks and have nothing to do with Perl whatsoever. Why would those people come to a programming community website?

    If you only want your ramblings read by fellow Perlers then use.perl.org is the perfect place for that - and more power to ya. If you want "outsiders" to read then that's when an "outer" blog starts to make a little more sense - at least to me.
    • Sorry, I do agree with that, I guess I should have considered that. To that end if you do have friends outside of the perl community who would like to read your musings (I don't) then fair enough.
    • This seems a flimsy argument to me..
      If these people are you friends/family whatever
      presumably they are going out of their way to
      read a blog as it is. What difference does it
      make where it is? To them a link is a link.
      --
      Were that I say, pancakes?
      • Well yes but some outer blogs could be part of a more encompassing "page" with photos or other misc pages - not just the blog itself. Personally I'd like to stay on the same site with the same "look & feel" instead of remembering "Ok I go to use.perl.org for his blog, foo.bar.org for his photos and someotherfoo.org for his other stuff. Yes technically they're just links but all 3 sites could look different and act differently. That along with the fact that you are more likely (but not always obviousl