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Apocalypse 5 Released

alewando it was originally spelled "pearl" (253 comments)

The "a" for "and" was subsequently dropped from the acronym ("Practical Extraction And Report Language"), in large part because there was already another language by that name ("pearl").

People who wish to disparage perl and rile up its zealots will often spell it "pearl". It looks like the author succeeded here.

more than 12 years ago

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