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From: Chuck Allison (cda_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-01 23:21:42

P.J. = Philip James, I believe. But we digress...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim.Hyslop" <jim.hyslop_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 2:17 PM
Subject: RE: [boost] Bill/PJ (was: Dinkumware's Abridged C++ library)

> Greg Colvin [SMTP:gcolvin_at_[hidden]] wrote:
> > Bill Plauger and P.J.Plauger are the same person. It's a
> > long story that I've only heard third-hand, so don't ask.
> Well, the version I got from "the horse's mouth" wasn't that long.
> Basically, some of his family really wanted to call him Bill. Others
> wanted to call him P.J. (I don't recall if P.J. stands for anything). He
> officially named P.J., but enough people called him "Bill" that it stuck.
> Sorry if I've just deconstructed some mythos ;-)
> --
> Jim
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