Pumpkin Perl - Redux
And lo, did I write a blog post proposing we rename perl5 to Pumpkin Perl, and lo, did people make lots of comments here, and on IRC, and by other means.
And lo, have I just spent the last three hours going through them all and trying to produce some sort of coherent response to all the various points that people raised.
And lo, here is the result of those three hours, in which I have attempted to cover every important comment and objection I've heard so far. So please, go forth and read it, and point out the things I've missed and any new thoughts you have as a result.
And lo, do I have no idea why I keep saying lo. I think possibly I sprained a neuron or something. Go read the post and think about your comments while I have a lie down in a darkened room ...