FAQ 2.10 Where should I post source code?

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2.10: Where should I post source code?

    You should post source code to whichever group is most appropriate, but
    feel free to cross-post to comp.lang.perl.misc. If you want to
    cross-post to alt.sources, please make sure it follows their posting
    standards, including setting the Followup-To header line to NOT include
    alt.sources; see their FAQ ( http://www.faqs.org/faqs/alt-sources-intro /
    ) for details.

    If you're just looking for software, first use Google (
    http://www.google.com ), Google's usenet search interface (
    http://groups.google.com ), and CPAN Search ( http://search.cpan.org ).
    This is faster and more productive than just posting a request.


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