Programming the world, was Re: [FoRK] Forex opportunities and kwatloos?

Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> on Fri May 11 18:20:50 PDT 2007

On May 11, 2007, at 7:56 PM, Aaron Burt wrote:

> Someday we'll have corporate bylaws written in Perl,

Cf.

"Composing contracts: an adventure in financial engineering" by Simon  
Peyton-Jones

	http://research.microsoft.com/~simonpj/Papers/financial-contracts/ 
contracts-icfp.htm

	http://tinyurl.com/pj6n3

As for Perl being THE language, well...  tying all the conversational  
and universal loose ends together...  "Truly, Lisp was the language  
from which the Gods wrought the universe."  (Or not.)

	http://xkcd.com/c224.html

Perhaps it's no accident that Perl 6 was "revealed" to Larry / the  
world through a series of so-called apocalypses, exegeses, and other  
impressive-sounding theistic thingamabobs...

;-)

jb


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