jbauer at rubic.com
Wed Aug 18 21:47:02 EDT 1999
> Am I the only Python enthusiast that has a problem
> with the term "PIGgies"?
The age of high brow Seriousness is over. We find
cow sculptures invading Chicago -- even on the ledge
of the opera house.
Computer languages used to have meaningful, formidable
names in UPPERCASE: FORTRAN, ALGOL, PL/I. Now we
have Python -- named after practitioners of the most
irreverent form of satire since Lenny Bruce.
The age of low brow Whimsicality is upon us. I see
signs and portends in the distance.
PIGgies take their sense of humor seriously. Don't mess
with them unless you want a pie in your face. ;-)
P.S. Vote "Silly Party"!
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