FAQ 2.17 What is perl.com? Perl Mongers? pm.org? perl.org? cpan.org?

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  1. This is an excerpt from the latest version perlfaq2.pod, which
    comes with the standard Perl distribution. These postings aim to
    reduce the number of repeated questions as well as allow the community
    to review and update the answers. The latest version of the complete
    perlfaq is at http://faq.perl.org .

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    2.17: What is perl.com? Perl Mongers? pm.org? perl.org? cpan.org?

    Perl.com at http://www.perl.com/ is part of the O'Reilly Network, a
    subsidiary of O'Reilly Media.

    The Perl Foundation is an advocacy organization for the Perl language
    which maintains the web site http://www.perl.org/ as a general advocacy
    site for the Perl language. It uses the domain to provide general
    support services to the Perl community, including the hosting of mailing
    lists, web sites, and other services. There are also many other
    sub-domains for special topics like learning Perl, Perl news, jobs in
    Perl, such as:

    http://learn.perl.org/
    http://use.perl.org/
    http://jobs.perl.org/
    http://lists.perl.org/

    Perl Mongers uses the pm.org domain for services related to Perl user
    groups, including the hosting of mailing lists and web sites. See the
    Perl user group web site at http://www.pm.org/ for more information
    about joining, starting, or requesting services for a Perl user group.

    http://www.cpan.org/ is the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, a
    replicated worldwide repository of Perl software, see the *What is
    CPAN?* question earlier in this document.



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