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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You don't think that the feeling of "no one wants to talk about problem X" and "There aren't enough people to do the work." are related?

    Or how about the barriers to entry to help out? Real or perceived I've noticed a definite feeling of "I would never deign to tell $perl_deity that $x is wrong. $perl_deity is so much smarter than me"

    • I would never deign to tell $perl_deity that $x is wrong. $perl_deity is so much smarter than me.

      As someone whose specific job it is to tell Larry when I think he's wrong, I can certainly empathize with that trepidation. ;-)

      But I can also tell you that bona fide @perl_deities are smart enough to know that they're not always smart enough. And humble enough to welcome corrections when they're needed.

      The thing I've found most useful (both in telling someone else they're wrong, and in being told mysel