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From: David Nicol
December 24, 2004 19:45
Message ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 22:56:09 +0100, Juerd <email@example.com> wrote:
> * "see together"
> And actually every single word that can be seen as Perl jargon.
"synopsis" is not Perl jargon, it's a simple english word, a fancy way to
say "summary," and stating that it's Greek for "together, with the eyes"
is yes, a nice nod to Perl's we're-all-linguists-on-this-bus motif, but no,
it is not needed -- the derivation of the word -- in a reference. Do we then
need to also mention that "abstract" is Latin for "dragging away?"
David L Nicol
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