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in reply to Re: Dots and cargo-cult programming
in thread Dots and cargo-cult programming

for the greaterthan (don't know the real name)
The offical ISO name is indeed "GREATER-THAN SIGN".

The Jargon File lists the following common names, in rough order of popularity:

< > Common: <less/greater than>; bra/ket; l/r angle; l/r angle bracket; l/ +r broket. Rare: from/{into, towards}; read from/write to; suck/blow; +comes-from/gozinta; in/out; crunch/zap (all from UNIX); tic/tac; [ang +le/right angle].
In INTERCAL, it's called the "right angle".

—John