And let's not forget rn :)

On Thursday, February 15, 2001, at 03:40 PM, Phil Tomson wrote:

> In article <20010215225415.22794.qmail / web10510.mail.yahoo.com>, 
> John van V. <john_van_v / yahoo.com> wrote: 
> > 
> >--- Robert Dawson and Yukihiro Matsumoto.. 
> > 
> >> > From my experience as a Christian missionary long time ago... 
> >> Wow..... 
> >>  
> >> is there anything this man hasn't done!!!!! 
> >>  
> >> missionary and great programming language in one. 
> > 
> >Uncanny... Larry W's dad was a missionary, I think his linuguistics interest 
> >led to perl... 
>  
> Actually, I think Larry W himself was planning to be a missionary at one  
> point and received some linguistics training in order to do Bible  
> translation.  Then for some reason (health reasons?) he couldn't do it and  
> ended up in Software and then created Perl. 
>  
> Phil 
>