[Python-Dev] SETL (was: Lukewarm about range literals)
Guido van Rossum
Tue, 29 Aug 2000 07:41:53 -0500
> isn't that taken from SETL?
> (the more I look at SETL, the more Pythonic it looks. not too
> bad for something that was designed in the late sixties ;-)
You've got it backwards: Python's predecessor, ABC, was inspired by
SETL -- Lambert Meertens spent a year with the SETL group at NYU
before coming up with the final ABC design!
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.pythonlabs.com/~guido/)