Re: [Vala] why this new and innovative programming language called Vala?
- From: Philip Van Hoof <spam pvanhoof be>
- To: Sam Liddicott <sam liddicott com>
- Cc: vala-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Vala] why this new and innovative programming language called Vala?
- Date: Wed, 06 May 2009 00:26:14 +0200
On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 21:37 +0100, Sam Liddicott wrote:
Philip Van Hoof wrote:
Jürg has denied it, but we all know that secretly Jürg is a big fan and
stalker of Vala Mal Doran.
Another reason is the French word voila. As in "Voila! That's how you do
We'll never know, Jürg has so far denied any guess we made at
conferences and meetings.
Which means that Vala comes from Vala Mal Doran. I mean, woah!
My guess is from Tolkein: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vala_(Middle-earth)
Dude, you just ruined the "Jürg digs Vala Mal Doran"-idea. You realize
what you've just done? All the fun we could have had at conferences?
All gone now!
Philip Van Hoof, freelance software developer
home: me at pvanhoof dot be
gnome: pvanhoof at gnome dot org
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