[Python-Dev] "Becoming a Python Developer"

Aahz Maruch aahz@rahul.net
Thu, 5 Jul 2001 09:40:01 -0700 (PDT)

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> AMK:
>> Guido van Rossum has the title of Benevolent Dictator For Life, or
>> BDFL.
> Lest people who aren't familiar with Python culture (or those who are
> but lack a sense of humor) take this at face value, can you explain
> that this is a tongue-in-cheek title?

It should be made clear, I think, that while the title is tongue-in-cheek, 
the semantics of the title are not.
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