[Baypiggies] {Baypiggies] Python support in ubuntu

larryt at winfirst.com larryt at winfirst.com
Wed Jan 4 09:31:33 CET 2006

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> On 1/4/06, John J. Dooley <jxd6 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I just switched to the ubuntu linux distribution and noticed it has
> > exceptional Python support. 
> Not sure if this counts as inside info, but I think it's no
> coincidence. Mark Shuttleworth is behind Ubuntu and he's been a big
> Python fan ever since he wrote the first CGI script that became
> Thawte. I believe I heard him say that he wants to promote Ubuntu
> doing nearly everything with Python that can be done with Python. 

Perhaps stealing Gentoo's thunder in that regard.  Speaking of inside
info, does anybody have insight as to Gentoo's future?  They've never
been as up-to-date as one might hope, but the portage system is so
very cool.


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