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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by djberg96 (2603) on 2003.12.18 12:11 (#26676) Journal
    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