Topaz (was Re: WTF? (why no alternate implemenations?))

Simon Wistow simon at
Fri Mar 7 13:36:40 GMT 2008

On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Luis Motta Campos <luismottacampos at> wrote:
>  I never heard about Topaz. Anyone have interesting links at hand?

My two favourite quotes about Topaz were 

"Chip didn't finish Topaz because Topaz would have finished Chip"


"The standard for being called 'Perl' is very high, so I don't want to 
take that name until we have results"

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