JPL Now Open Source

“One of the major initiatives of Larry Wall at O’Reilly &
Associates was to develop JPL — a Perl interface to Java. JPL
plays off the acronym of the place where Larry and Perl got its
start: the Jet Propulsion Laboratories (JPL). However, this new JPL
stands for Java/Perl Lingo. Until now, Wall’s JPL has been
available exclusively in O’Reilly & Associates’ Perl Resource
Kit-UNIX Edition, a commercial product. Now JPL is freely available
as open source software.”


This is a story written at the Perl.com homepage. The official
press release from O’Reilly can be found here.