On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 04:01:46AM +0900, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> On 3/7/07, Martin DeMello <martindemello / gmail.com> wrote:
> >On 3/7/07, Jenda Krynicky <jenda / cpan.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hey! Stop this! It's supposed to be the dreadfull scripting language
> >> called Pearl that's totally unreadable and it's abusers waste the
> >> precious time trying to beat each other by writing something in as few
> >> characters as possible!
> >
> >The email address simply drips irony :)
> 
> And what's pearl?  I thought it was perl.  What does it mean if one
> doesn't know how to properly spell one's favorite language?

Actually, in this context, I think "Jenda" is being intentionally
ironic.  That's a jab at people who complain about Perl being unreadable
and suitable only for golf and obfu.

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