Thank you for posting this. I always enjoy your curated slices of PM history. Often one thing leads to another and I end up browsing into some new area of learning, or as in this case, becoming acquainted with monks of yesteryear, and sometimes wandering even further afield, as today, via Bill Harp's obit, which led me to a long writeup about the Perl Whirl and the First Heyday of Perl circa the change of the millenium, which was a nice trip down memory lane.
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