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Perl Masons

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My lightning talk from YAPC::Europe 2011 in Riga.

My lightning talk from YAPC::Europe 2011 in Riga.

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  • 1. The Perl Community - A Modest Proposal
  • 2. Marketing
  • 3. Mark Keating
  • 4. Marketing
  • 5. Why?
  • 6. More Perl Programmers
  • 7. Is this a good idea?
  • 8. Think about it
  • 9. 1995
  • 10. Matt's Script Archive
  • 11. More Perl Programmers
  • 12. More Bad Perl Programmers
  • 13. Is popularity what we really want?
  • 14. Average IQ of a community is inversely proportional to number of members of that community
  • 15. Perl Mongers
  • 16. Monger
  • 17. 1: (UK) A dealer in a specific commodity, normally used in combination “costermonger”
  • 18. 2: A person promoting something undesirable, always used in combination “warmonger”
  • 19. Perl Monks
  • 20. Let's look elsewhere
  • 21.  
  • 22.  
  • 23.  
  • 24. Perl Masons
  • 25. Popularity
  • 26. Popularity
  • 27. Exclusivity
  • 28. Secret Society
  • 29. Membership by invitation only
  • 30. Larry as Grand Master
  • 31. Secret monthly meetings
  • 32. Arcane knowledge passed on
  • 33. Obscure web sites
  • 34. The Perl Foundation goes underground
  • 35. Acme::Bleach
  • 36. Secret handshake
  • 37. Increased cool factor
  • 38. £€$ (€
  • 39. You know it makes sense
  • 40. Say No to Perl marketing
  • 41. Say Yes to Perl Masons
  • 42. The first rule of Perl Club ...
  • 43. Dave Cross [email_address] @davorg
  • 44.  

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