On 6/17/06, Richard Foley <Richard.Foley@t-online.de> wrote: > On Friday 16 June 2006 16:18, demerphq wrote: > > I have some ideas. We need people like Chromatic from O'Reilly > > publishing it as much as possible. We need people to write papers and > > press releases about what our plan is. > > > What is serious here, for the Perl community, is that I know of 2 (good) > technical (programming) book publishers who have declined Perl book projects > recently, for essentially the same reason: they felt the Perl market was > done. As an American character from the Sharpe historical drama series once > said: "Money talks, talent walks." > > Getting people to see that while Perl 6 will be a nice-to-have extra one day, > core Perl 5 is both alive and kicking, and maintained and solid, with a wide > and well supported customer base, is critical to the future of this fantastic > language. I agree wholeheartedly, which is why I posted this thread. Yves -- perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"