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Re: People who write perl, Perl and PERL

by ambrus (Abbot)
on Nov 21, 2005 at 08:20 UTC ( #510390=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to People who write perl, Perl and PERL

The distinction between perl and Perl is optional, according to perlfaq1. (I wouldn't use PERL though as someone will jump on you if you do.)


Comment on Re: People who write perl, Perl and PERL
Re^2: People who write perl, Perl and PERL
by hakkr (Chaplain) on Nov 21, 2005 at 12:11 UTC

    Maybe it was just a typo!

    Although sometime the cleverest people are afraid to ask the simplest of questions

    You can go for years with small but glaring gaps of knowledge

    Some people are Pretty random or lazy with their use of caps anyway. JAVA java PYTHON Python c++ C MySql MYSQL .Net you usually know what they mean really.
Re^2: People who write perl, Perl and PERL
by mojotoad (Monsignor) on Nov 21, 2005 at 23:13 UTC
    ...unless, of course, it's in the shebang line.

    Seriously, though, in casual reference I hardly ever say 'Perl' ... I'd guess I instinctively type 'perl'. I loathe 'PERL', though.

    Cheers,
    Matt

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