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Clutching at its Perl 6, developer community ponders language name with less baggage

Daniel von Asmuth
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lrep?

So we have families of incompatible programming languages called BASIC, Algol, C++, Java, C#, Perl, Ruby, and Python. What to do about it?

"Pathological Eclectic Rubbish Lister" arouses negative feelings, so you would want to rename it to the much nicer 'Pearl' (like Ruby, it could be a gemstone or a lady's name), rather than 'Prul' (Dutch word), Peril, or Leper.

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