[Pdx-pm] T-Shirt Tag Line
darthsmily at verizon.net
Mon Jul 19 15:46:24 CDT 2004
Stupid Camel book.
Page 1 from Learning Perl:
"Perl is short for "Practical Extraction and Report Language". although
it has also been called . "Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister".
I just assumed it had evolved from P.E.R.L. to PERL to Perl, and that
all three where correct. Stupid thing to be called on after 10 years of
Back to the topic at hand:
It seems to me there may already be a "I'd rather be hacking"
Tee-Shirts. Now that I think about it, it may have been a GOLF* shirt.
*Generic Old Language Formatter ;)
>On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 12:54, darthsmily wrote:
>>Practical Extraction and Report Language.
>David's thinking of perlfaq1, which says among other things:
> But never write "PERL", because perl is not an acronym,
> apocryphal folklore and post-facto expansions notwithstanding.
>PS - I'd vote for "I'd rather be hacking." What else would I be
>hacking? (don't answer that)
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