Responding to merlyn
's expectations of the status of CB
content, "I expect that my CB chat will be transitory,
viewed by the audience that I expect is there (as seen by
a glance to "other users") and then disappear into the
If you happen to be chatterboxing when google
spiders perlmonks your words will be immortalized in google's cache.
Update: Updated the cache link since
pages in google's cache eventually expire, point still being
that CB comments may persist outside of perlmonks and be
accessible to the wide world for some time.