[Python-Dev] Worse news

Tim Peters tim.one@home.com
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 01:05:26 -0500

In finding and repairing the test_extcall bug, Neil and Thomas have once
again contributed beyond the call of duty.  Thank you!  It took some doing
to convince Guido to release his Dutch Death Grip on the PythonLabs coffers,
but in the end he was overcome by the moral necessity of rewarding you
sterling fellows for your golden deeds:  you're both entitled to free(*)--
yes, FREE(*)! --copies of all Python 2.1 alpha, *and* beta, releases(*)!

you-wouldn't-believe-how-much-he-charges-us-ly y'rs  - tim

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