Parrot-0.2.6 released

phil hunt philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Sat Jun 16 01:56:36 CEST 2001


On 15 Jun 2001 12:23:28 -0700, Hamish Lawson <hamish_lawson at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>Jan Schaumann wrote:
>
>> http://use.perl.org/article.pl?sid=01/03/31/206248
>> 
>> Any connection or a coincidence?
>
>I'm guessing Parrot the GUI builder took its name from Monty Python's
>"Parrot Sketch",

Indeed yes.

> though the software's documentation doesn't seem to
>indicate the origin of the name. The "Parrot Sketch" is known to be
>the source at a later date for the name of the Parrot language (the
>spoof hybrid of Python and Perl that is the subject of the
>use.perl.org article),

Great minds think alike :-)

> but I suspect without awareness of the
>similarly named GUI builder.

Which was started in August 1999, BTW.

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