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Brad Gilbert
June 12, 2018 19:37
Re: stackoverflow vs the world (and perl6-users)
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On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 2:29 PM, The Sidhekin <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 9:18 PM, Brad Gilbert <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Joseph Brenner <> wrote:
>> > Attention conservation:  it's unlikely I'm going to say something
>> > interesting you haven't thought of already.
>> >
>> > A side-discussion that came up here: should you ask questions here, or
>> > at stackoverflow (or both here *and* at stackoverflow).
>> >
>> > I understand the argument that it's better to talk about perl in
>> > public where non-perl might see it (to help counter that "perl is
>> > dead" impression that's floating around).  Getting more involved with
>> > stackoverflow has been on my list for a long time... and yet I haven't
>> > gotten to it.  Why not?
>> >
>> > (1) The barrier at stackoverflow to a beginner is probably higher than
>> > you think it is-- it's not at all obvious what you're allowed to do
>> > and what you're not at the outset.
>> The barrier is non-existent.
>   Your failure of imagination does not make that barrier any less real.

I have only ever heard about speculated and imagined barriers.

Note that even being blind shouldn't be a barrier, as they try hard
to make it accessible.

As long as you follow the rules, there isn't much of anything slowing you down.

Basically I don't think I need to imagine them because I have already
heard/read them.

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