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Re^5: Perl is dying

by bart (Canon)
on Jul 14, 2006 at 21:46 UTC ( #561341=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Perl is dying
in thread Perl is dying

The Wikipedia article on Ajax clearly indicates how far the use of these technologies predates the coining of the name.
I thought people hated the name?

Just to show that the name (IMO) most definitely isn't the reason for its success. It's the cool stuff that people can do with it, with as a prominent example: Google Maps.

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Re^6: Perl is dying
by gellyfish (Monsignor) on Jul 14, 2006 at 21:57 UTC

    No, no, no. I hate the whole notion that seems to have come about recently that simply giving a group of ideas a name will give it some traction.


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