Re: history of mrproper

From: David Chambers (
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 23:33:44 EST

On Tue, 3 Jul 2001, Mike Sklar wrote:

> Hopefully someone could enlighten me on the history of mrproper. I think
> its a great name for making sources *proper*. In particular I'd like to
> know what the *mr* might stand for.

Mr Proper looks like he's an alias of Mr. Clean (Procter and Gamble). A
very appropriate name considering the deep cleaning that "make mrproper"

See e.g. and :-)

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