What’s in a name? (lemmy.world)
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[-] [email protected] 33 points 3 months ago

Why no Ada or Janet? Or Haskell or Idris?

[-] [email protected] 9 points 3 months ago

Ada is in fact named after a person, thus completing the circle.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

So are Haskell and Idris (well, if you consider a singing dragon as a person).

[-] [email protected] 11 points 3 months ago

Boolean is named after George Boole so that is too, sort of

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