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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!"
Use two parentheses: (Like this: :) )
Use one parenthesis: (Like this: :)
Reverse direction of the smiley: (Like this: (: )
Use angle/square brackets instead of parentheses
Use C-style commenting to set the smiley off from the closing parenthesis
Make the smiley a dunce: (:>
I disapprove of emoticons
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