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A. Pagaltzis pagaltzis@g...
Tue Apr 27 12:59:22 NZST 2004


* Drew Broadley <drew@c...> [2004-04-27 01:18]:
> Sorry to be picky, but it's PERL. (Practical Extraction and Reporting
> Language)

Sorry to be picky, but it's Perl, because it's only a backronym.
You can expand it as Pathologically Eclective Rubbish Lister with
Larry's blessing. :-)

There's also "perl", for when you're referring to the binary that
executes Perl.

But there's no PERL.

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