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From:
Abigail
Date:
February 28, 2007 12:33
Subject:
Re: Future Perl development
Message ID:
20070228203258.GA8339@abigail.nl
On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 07:28:15PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 08:21:15PM +0000, Tels wrote:
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > 
> > On Wednesday 28 February 2007 18:47:08 Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > > On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 07:34:14PM +0000, Tels wrote:
> > > > Wow, I will put these into my .sigfile right next to the Duke Nukem
> > > > Forever quotes.
> > >
> > > Are there quotes on Arc? Xanadu has now been released. But it had a bit
> > > of a headstart.
> > 
> > Sorry but I have no idea what Arc and Xanadu are. I remember reading a very 
> > interesting story about some software called "xanadu", but the details are 
> > already getting lost in my mind.
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Xanadu
> 
> http://www.paulgraham.com/arc.html
> 
> There was something else long due that Jurgen mentioned at the German Perl
> Workshop, but I forget what it was.


* (192 years) The Chunnel. First proposed in 1802. Attempts made since
  the 1870's. Finally completed in 1994. [1]
* (134 years) Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (dictionairy of the Dutch
  language). First volume published in 1864. Last volume in 1998. [2]
* (125+ years) La Sagrada Familia: under construction since 1882.  [3]
* (87+ years) The Second Avenue Subway: proposed and worked on since 1920. [4]
* (24+ years) The Hurd. First mentioned in the GNU Manifesto of 1983.
  Work started in 1990. Latest release: 0.2. [5]


[1]  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chunnel
[2]  http://www.inl.nl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=222&Itemid=244
[3]  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sagrada_Fam%C3%ADlia
[4]  http://www.nycsubway.org/lines/2ndave.html
[5]  http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/history.html


Abigail

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