slightly OT: BUT NEEDs to be said
paul at boddie.net
Tue Apr 6 15:38:00 CEST 2004
Nomen Nescio <nobody at dizum.com> wrote in message news:<4078daf265c69e9353e8af72542da703 at dizum.com>...
> I think it would be great for Python.org/people behind Python
> to adopt this as an official mascot and DROP the god awful
> references to Monty Pythons's Flying Circus. It is the later
> which is causing a slow take up and reluctance of many
> individuals using Python.
PHB #1: "Python was proposed as an implementation technology for
PHB #2: "I didn't find Quest for the Holy Grail funny at all.
Just didn't get it."
PHB #1: "Scratch Python, then - do it in Java instead!"
> MPFC is a very very dated concept and because of it's strange
> whacky 'humour' has dubious extreme and loony left wing
> allegiences is not a good backdrop for Python. You should never
> bring politics into your product.
I think *you* did that, actually.
> Understand that in the UK a lot of people don't find MPFC
In my experience, people who make such overt generalisations about
British culture don't tend to be British, but instead turn out to be
people trying to flaunt some kind of British "credentials".
> and many of the 'comedians' have become extremely
> dispised (like Michael Palin who is universally recognised as
> a figure of great nauseum) and have become objects of ridicule.
Universally ridiculed in your clique? Is this what you spend your time
doing these days, Mr Campbell ? ;-)
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