[Baypiggies] What's In A Name

Ross Parlette ross at pcnt.com
Fri Apr 14 00:21:36 CEST 2006

I am reminded for some reason for something I read in a footnote in the 
O'Reilly Exploring Expect book.

(From memory:)

The usual pronunciation of Tcl is "Tickle" but if that strikes you as 
unprofessional, feel perfectly free to use the term "Butch Macho Language" 

I personally think "Bay Area Python Interest Group" (Baypiggies) is 
completely appropriate. If you wish to leave out the parenthized name, so be 
it. A search for the string (with or without quotes) brings us up first on 
Google (as it SHOULD!). 

I too remember the Figgies, was a long time member, and regret their 


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