[Python-3000] Low-hanging fruit: change interpreter prompt?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Nov 30 16:43:07 CET 2006

OK, let's stop this. It's not going to change. The deficiencies of
email shouldn't be dictating the language. If I hear more pleading
I'll have to add it to PEP 3099.

Please read http://yellow.bikeshed.com.


On 11/30/06, Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/29/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > But the >>> prompt is Python's trademark! I always get a warm fuzzy
> > feeling when I see it, e.g. in a corner of a slide in a NASA
> > presentation.
> I was using ``py>`` for a while.  That still gave me a warm fuzzy
> feeling ;-) and seemed to work with most newsreaders.
> STeVe
> --
> I'm not *in*-sane. Indeed, I am so far *out* of sane that you appear a
> tiny blip on the distant coast of sanity.
>         --- Bucky Katt, Get Fuzzy

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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