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Larry Wall
April 1, 2006 15:49
Re: replacement of $
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On Sat, Apr 01, 2006 at 03:11:27PM -0800, Larry Wall wrote:
: Recently I had time to think about the $ symbol we use in Perl.
: I think Perl has been using the USD symbol for too long, and I'm now sure
: that it's time to replace it. After some research I came to the conclusion 
: that the best fit is the euro symbol (€).
: So, spread the word, Perl 6 will require you to replace all the $ in your 
: scripts with €. That's just a regex after all...

Hmm, like anyone's going to believe you...

Anyone can forge Larry-like email.  Look how easy it is for *me* to
forge email from Larry even though I'm in Japan right now.  All you
have to do is end most of your paragraphs with ... and throw in a
few Hmms here and there....

And then there's all these checkins I've been forging from Audrey.
Piece o' cake...

Now, gettin' myself made up to look like Larry for the Bugs Manifesto,
that was a wee bit more challenging, but I think most people were fooled...

TomTiady, AKA 落第の駱駝, AKA Larry Boy (the tsukemono, not the pickle)

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