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An electronic mailing list is a way to send E-mail messages to several people using a single, convenient, E-mail address. One can subscribe to a mailing list to receive messages that the other people have sent. More information can be found in the wikipedia page.

Otherwise, you may consider joining one of the mailing lists listed here, which have a more international focus.

Perl Beginners Mailing Lists’s Beginners Mailing List

A mailing lists for beginners. Moderate volume.

Yahoo Groups Perl-Beginner Mailing List

An international mailing list for beginners in English.

Spanish-Speaking Mailing List

This mailing list has many beginners and several gurus that can help them. It accepts beginners' questions, but every now and then there are higher level talks (which beginners may be able to benefit from). The discussions are held in Spanish.

Perl Mongers Mailing Lists

You can try to subscribe to a local Perl Mongers mailing list as a good venue to ask any perl questions including beginners one. Refer to the Perl Mongers International homepage for a list of them. If you can't find one in your area, you can subscribe to one nearby or possibly to a particularly active one.

Perl Mongers groups also often host or organise meetups, workshops , or conferences, about Perl and other computing topics where you can learn even more about Perl.

Resources of Interest

List of Mailing Lists on the Perl 5 Wiki

A comprehensive list of the Perl mailing lists, that is under active work.

The Perl Mailing List Database

An out-of-date list of the Perl mailing lists worldwide. Some of them are for specific Perl technologies and not directly related to "core" or "general use" Perl functionality.

Yahoo Groups Perl Lists

Many international Perl groups on many topics. Including some on very specific Perl technologies.

Insert your Mailing List Here

Do you have a Perl mailing list for beginners? If not, do you wish to start one? Let us know and we'll link to it from here. The more the better.

Our Own Mailing List

We used to have our own mailing list for beginners, but it did not prove popular and now the mailing list is preferable.