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malte (1708)

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Working on Joose JavaScript meta system (Blog) [] and blok [], a web based application for collaborative ui prototyping.

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Thursday December 18, 2003
11:19 AM


[ #16405 ]

Perl is obviously an acronym.

Can somebody fire the people in the public relations department :)

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  • Well, you can blame Larry Wall (I think) for "retrofitting" Perl into an acronym. I certainly don't blame people for the confusion. You will also note from the 5.8.2. source, in Meta.YML:

    name: perl
    version: 5.008001
    abstract: Practical Extraction and Reporting Language