[EuroPython] PressRelease

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 14 Feb 2002 20:09:54 +0100

Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> I've given the press release an edit, straightening out and toning down
> some of the language, and eliminating the implication of a Jython track
> (we'll have talks on Jython, but I didn't know we had agreed on a special
> track yet). I've left the whole track issue a bit less prominent, only
> emphasizing the Zope track, which we'll definitely have besides the
> Python stuff.

Looks good :-)
> I've renamed the conference team from 'EuroPython/Zope Conference
> Team' to 'EuroPython Conference Team', in the general policy of
> emphasizing Python, and in the interest of pronouncability.
> Where does the 20,000 Zope developers figure come from, by the way?

I'd suggest to remove the quote from the text; without
empirical background they are worth all that much. BTW,
it would be an interesting project to try to figure out 
the number of Python users we have today.
> I've rewritten Nicolas P's addition to:
> """
> Python, Jython and Zope are maintained and enhanced in open source fashion by
> an international community of programmers and companies.
> """
> A native speaker of English should preferably a final check of the language
> after the wiki editing stops tomorrow. After that final round of controlled
> editing we can start finalizing the translations and sending out the press
> release, probably early next week.

Great !

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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