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  • Obviously I can't speak for everyone who has non-use.perl blogs, but I can explain why I've set mine up.

    I'm not leaving use.perl. I'll still be posting a lot of stuff here (or, at least, that's the plan). It's just there is stuff that I'd like people who aren't part of the Perl community to see as well and asking them to come here seems a bit strange to me. Like a party where two different groups of people don't mix.

    I'll see how it goes for a while. Maybe I will get a lot less comments. Maybe I'll find that my only friends are those in the Perl community  :-/

    • On my long-term todo list is to hook up Blosxom [] with the aggregator Blagg, to allow me to have a single place to post to my use.perl. journal and my O'Reilly Network log.

      The ORN blog is supposed to be for work-related things, like conferences and Perl, but because use.perl has such a better interface for posting, I never use ORN. And all my friends are here.

      What I want to be able to do is mark a post as for ORN, use.perl, or both. At that point my laziness will have been maximized. Of course, it'd ta

    • As someone who posts fairly rarely to his general blog and even more rarely on, I'm with Dave here. I made a decision last July or so to only post Perl stuff here, and there's not that much I've done since that I think is of interest.

      Other people evidently feel that the word 'journal' is more important than the word 'perl'. Fair enough.

      Perhaps what's missing in the wider world of blogs like aevil's, davorg's, ask's, boojum's and my own is the 'Friends' interface and the interconnectedness of