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I released open source code that is useable to other programmers. How do I let them know about it? [duplicate]

I have a tiny project (<1k but let's say its <5k of lines). I made it open source and put it on github. I did this once before and I didn't get a single download nor fork but that was very ...
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In what situations is it a bad idea to use open source code for a corporate project?

Are there any situations where it may not be a good idea to use the code of an open source project, even if your company might allow you to do so? Some cases that I think might be valid include: ...
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What is the ettiquite for releasing a Perl module based on someone else's module?

I have written a Perl module by starting with an existing Perl module of related functionality and modifying heavily. In fact, acccording to git blame I have changed (or created) every line of ...