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February 6, 2013 09:14
Re: perlopentut modernization
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On 6 February 2013 09:49, Konovalov, Vadim (Vadim)** CTR **
<> wrote:
>> From: demerphq []
>> On 24 January 2013 08:03, Konovalov, Vadim wrote:
>> >
>> > (IMO upcasing "perl" to "Perl" is a user preference - which
>> do not coincide with mine, and I would be more happy if other
>> opinions are respected and such places kept unchanged)
>> Afaik it is not a user preference, and instead Larry has explained
>> which to use where (i cant remember which doc he did it in). Anyway,
>> to the best of my understanding "Perl" is the correct form when
>> referring to the language. "perl" is the correct form when referring
>> to an implementation of Perl, such as the standard perl executable. (I
>> wish i could say there as a non-standard perl executable as well,
>> but... :-)
> correct, and I remember reading this - maybe on PM.
> Still, I have another habits in typing perl versus Perl, namely - I rarely
> type Perl, because I visually like "perl" more.
> Maybe someone will sue me for incorrect usage,

Oh c'mon Vadim, thats not the point. The point is that that is how we
use the different terms in the documentation for Perl, and in such
documentation we prefer consistency.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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