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Re^3: The History of Acme::Bleach and Acme::EyeDrops

by DamianConway (Beadle)
on May 01, 2012 at 08:48 UTC ( #968214=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: The History of Acme::Bleach and Acme::EyeDrops
in thread The History of Acme::Bleach and Acme::EyeDrops

All of which makes me wonder if Leon had more to do with the invention of the Acme namespace than Damian says above.
Not as far as I know (though, of course, he may well have been mind-controlling me without my knowledge). I actually wrote to Leon to apologize for having chosen "Acme" and to ensure he was okay with that. He was, as always, extremely gracious and bestowed his most aranciate blessing on the choice.

Damian


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Re^4: The History of Acme::Bleach and Acme::EyeDrops
by eyepopslikeamosquito (Canon) on May 01, 2012 at 14:17 UTC

    He bestowed his most aranciate blessing on the choice
    I'd forgotten about Leon's worship of the colour orange. Thanks for reminding me. I remember now that when davorg visited Sydney.pm some years ago, he told us that Leon had decreed that he undertake a spiritual journey to the New South Wales city of Orange and granted davorg permission to bestow his most aranciate blessing on it and to further take photographs of this sacred rural town through a specially provided naranja filter.

Re^4: The History of Acme::Bleach and Acme::EyeDrops
by davorg (Chancellor) on May 02, 2012 at 16:16 UTC
    he may well have been mind-controlling me without my knowledge

    That sounds likely to me. It's always seemed suspicious that Acme and Uri were the only Perl programmers with their own CPAN namespaces :-)

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