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February 6, 2013 18:23
RE: perlopentut modernization
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> From: Rob Dixon [] 
> On 06/02/2013 12:57, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > I agree, but I suspect there is also value in the perl (hah!) core
> > following its own recommendations as closely as possible.
> The Linux Journal has an interview with Larry, who says this
>    In Perl's case, we realized about the time of Perl 4 that it was
>    useful to distinguish between “perl” the program and “Perl” the
>    language. If you find a first edition of the Camel Book,
>    you'll see that the title was Programming perl, with a small “p”.
>    Nowadays, the title is Programming Perl.

English language has habit of title-casing book names,
my native language grammatic is different, hence different habits.


according to this article,
it appears that before perl4 perl was "perl" and not "Perl"...

So this is how the language was called before The-Great-Rename event! :)

> Vadim is entitled to mis-spell anything he likes, but it doesn't make
> it correct!

its not a mis-spell, its just following different rules.

Not a big deal question anyway
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