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Re: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6

by JayBonci (Curate)
on Mar 12, 2003 at 17:08 UTC ( #242436=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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

Whereas I read somewhere something to the tune of "perl is the only language that can parse perl", I propose:

perl: Perl-enhanced report language

Which I think sums up the changes nicely.


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Re: Re: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6
by jryan (Vicar) on Mar 12, 2003 at 21:40 UTC
    That's Perl5. Perl6 will be able to parse itself easily.
Re^2: (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6
by apotheon (Deacon) on Oct 18, 2004 at 07:12 UTC
    In that spirit:
    pirl: particularly inimitable rubbish lister
    pers: pathologically eclectic rubbish sorter
    purl: practical useful report language
    erl: enhanced rubbish lister

    - apotheon
    CopyWrite Chad Perrin

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