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•Re^2: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6

by merlyn (Sage)
on Jan 03, 2005 at 14:38 UTC ( #418958=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

The "X" in "XHTML" has a significance though. It means "based on XML rather than (almost) on SGML".

There'd be no equivalent for Perl vs XPerl. Plus, XPerl sounds like "the former Perl" when you pronounce it.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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Re^3: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6
by Mago (Parson) on Jan 18, 2005 at 11:16 UTC

    XPerl - eXtreme Perl !

    Mago
    mago@rio.pm.org


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