[Israel.pm] Perl 6 Critique

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Thu Feb 19 09:14:13 PST 2004


On Thursday 19 February 2004 18:14, Srikanth Madani wrote:
> Nice article, and the ensuing thread was v interesting.
>
> <slightly OT stuff follows>
>
> I encountered a new word : cruft. I couldn't find it in the dictionary, so
> I googled for it. These are the top results.
>

Hi! I encountered the word originally in one of Larry Wall's Apocalypses. I've 
heard it afterwards as well. Its correct meaning in this context can be found 
in the Jargon File at:

http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/C/cruft.html

So I guess it's just hackers' jargon, but a very useful term of such.

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

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