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Any chance we could get a Perl (and maybe even a Perl 6) tag on Lobsters?

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    I wouldn’t mind about Perl, but I would dislike Perl 6 — it’s too specific. Like we have Lisp tag here on Lobsters, but do we really need Common Lisp, Scheme, Clojure, Racket etc. tags?

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      Actually.. maybe? If we start getting a ton of links about Clojure, it probably will need its own tag or something.

      Using “Lisp” for Clojure it’s like using “Java” for Javascript links because they look alike.

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        Not really – the term “Lisp” denotes a whole family of programming languages with Clojure, as a dialect of Lisp, being one of them. Clojure does have its specifics, but so does Common Lisp when compared to Scheme, yet it wouldn’t be wrong to tag an article about R7RS with “Lisp”.

        JavaScript, on the other hand, is nowhere near being a “dialect” of Java.

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          If we start getting a ton of links about Clojure, it probably will need its own tag or something.

          I think that’s perfectly reasonable. Err on the side of generality, and if it turns out more specific tags are needed as something gets more popular, then Lobsters could add them.

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        Huh, I’m kind of surprised it hasn’t come up before. Added.

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          Excellent, thanks!