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I just looked this up to check the story so let's post it here: i-programmer.info/news/98-lang

tl;dr: In early versions of PHP, the in-built function names were chosen not for clarity, but to have a good distribution of lengths, so the hashed lookup would be more efficient.

I can't get over Trello not being the name of a musical instrument. But look, if we shuffle around some word definitions I think we can put things right:

# Menger sponge, YAML edition:
&m
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- [ *m, *m, *m ]
- [ *m, ~, *m ]
- [ *m, *m, *m ]
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- [ *m, ~, *m ]
- [ ~, ~, ~ ]
- [ *m, ~, *m ]
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- [ *m, *m, *m ]
- [ *m, ~, *m ]
- [ *m, *m, *m ]

Rainbow Drops Podcast episode 13: we talk Star Trek (not that one) and more IoT nonsense. SORRY IT'S SUPER LATE rainbowdropspod.tumblr.com/pos