[Python-Dev] Official citation for Python

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Mon Sep 17 13:11:11 EDT 2018

On 2018-09-17 05:05, Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> I wanted to start with an easy answer that is surely unsatisfying:
> http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2015/01/how-to-cite-software-in-apa-style.html
> APA style is pretty popular, and it says that standard software doesn't 
> need to be specified. Standard software includes "Microsoft Word, Java, 
> and Adobe Photoshop." So I'd say Python fits well in that category, and 
> doesn't need to be cited.
> I said you wouldn't be satisfied...
It goes on to say """Note: We don’t keep a comprehensive list of what 
programs are “standard.” You make the call.""".


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