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Re^2: Name a Perl IDE - get a Perl book or YAPC ticket

by mr_mischief (Monsignor)
on Jul 25, 2008 at 17:49 UTC ( [id://700193] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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in thread Name a Perl IDE - get a Perl book or YAPC ticket

If it's called Pesto it should be based on pico. After all, pesto is made from Pine nuts!
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Re^3: Name a Perl IDE - get a Perl book or YAPC ticket
by blazar (Canon) on Jul 29, 2008 at 10:41 UTC

    I personally believe that as an italian guy I should confirm that the name is very appealing! Just to pinpoint a detail though: pine nuts are a fundamental ingredient of pesto, but just not the main one. Of course we may use nano as a base for szabgab's IDE, which would bring us to... nesto? No, I don't think so, since it's horrible. OTOH serendipitously it suggests me of nest, which IMHO is fine albeit not Perl-related in any way I can think of. A nest, in fact, conveys the idea of (a nice and warm) environment. There only remains to find a suitable backronym for it, or not?

    Well, how 'bout a self-recursive one: "Nest: Enhanced Sourcecode T..." D'Oh, I can't think of a suitable word beginning with T!

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    If you can't understand the incipit, then please check the IPB Campaign.
      Well, sure, pine nuts aren't basil or olive oil, but basil's not a mail client AFAIK. It just wouldn't carry the joke the same.

      "Pine nuts" is also a gentle nudge to all those who take pico and nano everywhere when there are "real" text editors like vim and emacs out there. No, I'm not going to start a second holy war in the same node by comparing emacs and vim to each other. ;-)

      BTW, why aren't more people using joe to edit their Java?