On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 2:29 PM, The Sidhekin <sidhe...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 9:18 PM, Brad Gilbert <b2gi...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Joseph Brenner <doom...@gmail.com> 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.