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

by blazar (Canon)
on Jul 26, 2008 at 07:55 UTC ( [id://700278] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Name a Perl IDE - get a Perl book or YAPC ticket
in thread Name a Perl IDE - get a Perl book or YAPC ticket

I personally believe this is interesting for it's very much in $Larry's spirit: in fact it would have a very strict etymological sense, for Perl "should" have been "Pearl" as we all know. However for some reason Perl's imagery has had little to do with pearls and oysters ever since: the official symbol is as we all know, an onion! Thus... how 'bout onion itself? We may even try to find some suitable backronym, but... is that all that necessary?

Update: I notice that indeed there have been some other onion-oriented suggestions.

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