Subject: Re: Perl OS? (was: torvalds)
From: Simon Cozens <>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 11:19:01 +0100

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 08:52:20AM +0700, Hasanuddin Tamir wrote:
> I know.  But somewhere in the net you also stated that that was part
> of your april-fool-things, like Parrot.

The joke was that it's real.

> Same thing happens to Perlix.  Someone seems to pick it up seriously

Like I said, writing a bootloader in Perl won't be trivial. (That's
code for "impossible", of course)

> BTW, isn't it Perl half a GNU component, due to its dual license?

Having a GPL makes you a GNU component? Surely not.

> But I'm aware that it's not a product of FSF, if that's what you
> mean.

Damn straight!

There seems no plan because it is all plan.
		-- C.S. Lewis