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  • Perl creator blesses new name for version 6 of text-wrangling lingo • The Register

    Perl creator blesses new name for version 6 of text-wrangling lingo • The Register0

    Perl 6 should soon be known as Raku, now that Perl creator Larry Wall has given his blessing to the name change. On Friday, Wall approved a GitHub pull request to adopt the new moniker, citing a Biblical parable. He wrote, “I am in favor of this change, because it reflects an ancient wisdom,” before

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  • BRIAN VINER on the big screen version of Downton Abbey 

    BRIAN VINER on the big screen version of Downton Abbey 0

    Swapping period costumes for modern fashions, the stars of Downton Abbey reunited last night for the premiere of the film version of the ITV drama. Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech and Tuppence Middleton were among cast members on the red carpet in Leicester Square. Miss Dockery wore a glamorous shimmering full-length

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