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Re^3: Modern Perl and the Future of Perl

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Dec 21, 2007 at 01:35 UTC ( #658356=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to (OT) Re^2: Modern Perl and the Future of Perl
in thread Modern Perl and the Future of Perl

Oh, I think you're right, it was a different phone company. Possibly AT&T changing its name from Southwestern Bell?
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(OT) Re^4: Modern Perl and the Future of Perl
by Argel (Prior) on Dec 21, 2007 at 01:56 UTC
    Actually, I didn't think SBC had that bad of a reputation compared to some of the others in the industry. I always assumed they went with the more recognizable brand name. Of course, you have to laugh at the irony of AT&T selling off their wireless division to Cingular only to have Cingular become part of "The New AT&T" a few years later.

    Maybe you just confused Pacbell with BellAtlantic. BA didn't exactly have the best reputation.

    I have seen some smaller Telcos changes names for apparently that reason

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