Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
laziness, impatience, and hubris
 
PerlMonks  

Re: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6

by stefp (Vicar)
on Mar 26, 2003 at 02:20 UTC ( #245841=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6

To keep up with Pea?rl and other Ruby...

Opal: Object Perl, Another Language.

It would make clear that Opal it is a PONG (Perl Objectifed New Generation).

The logo would be pal within a big O making cleary that Opal is friendly: Opal is Our pal.

Well, there is already an Opal language and an Opal operating system. But who cares, a camel can be bullish. :)

-- stefp


Comment on Re: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6
Re^2: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6
by apotheon (Deacon) on Oct 18, 2004 at 07:22 UTC
    If it wasn't for the fact that Opal is already taken, I'd be all over this one. I like it a lot, both because of the thematic progression from "pe(a)rl" to "opal" and the "object perl" reference, which is one I've been thinking might be a good name for it.

    - apotheon
    CopyWrite Chad Perrin
      How about "Ocaml"? The best part is, it's already finished. ;-)
        Alas, I don't really know anything about Ocaml.

        - apotheon
        CopyWrite Chad Perrin

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://245841]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others taking refuge in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2014-08-02 09:23 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Who would be the most fun to work for?















    Results (55 votes), past polls