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Can a new name or version number change the way Perl is perceived?
Obviously not, its a truisim
Ok, I've read it now, #!/usr/bin/pumpkin could work if done shiny enough, like all rebrandings
Althought, none have mentioned perl52 or #!/usr/bin/perl25
#!/usr/bin/pumpkin could work if done shiny enough, like all rebrandings
And by competent marketing manager, not programmers
"competent marketing manager"
It might work in those circumstances, assuming there's ALSO sufficient advancement from the the last-previous 5.0nn to minimize/discredit reactions such as "same old, same old; just new marketing!"
I make decisions, and my brain carries them out
My brain makes the decisions, and I observe them (if I'm lucky)
I make some decisions, and my brain makes others
My spouse makes decisions and I and my brain carry them out
I wrote a program to relieve me and my brain from the burden of decision-making
The black-helicopter people project the decisions into my brain and then I do as ordered
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