Chapter 24. About PEAR

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What is PEAR?

PEAR is dedicated to Malin Bakken, born 1999-11-21 (the first PEAR code was written just two hours before she was born).

Note: A separate manual for PEAR is just forming at See that page for most actual information about PEAR.

What is PEAR?

PEAR is a code repository for PHP extensions and PHP library code inspired by TeX's CTAN and Perl's CPAN.

The purpose of PEAR is: