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Re^2: People who write perl, Perl and PERL

by blazar (Canon)
on Nov 24, 2005 at 17:15 UTC ( #511477=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: People who write perl, Perl and PERL
in thread People who write perl, Perl and PERL

  1. It's not a strict rule. Nobody will bash you for writing "Perl" to refer to the compiler at the beginning of a sentence,
  2. s/(?=acronym)/back/ and you're done! And it's not "years afterwards". It was never intended to be an acronym since the beginning. It should've been clean and polished like a... ehm Pearl. But rumors are that there already existed a language called like that.

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