PIGgies?

Ivan Van Laningham ivanlan at callware.com
Thu Aug 19 17:17:42 CEST 1999


Hello, All--

Jeff Bauer wrote:
> 
> > 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.
> 

The invading cows are delightful.  To view an excellent website
dedicated to them, visit:

	http://www.illyria.com/chicowgo.html

(Those of you with a serious interest in the Vietnam war may find the
base site enlightening:

	http://www.illyria.com
)

> 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.
> 

WHO WOULD READ A BOOK ABOUT FORTRAN WRITTEN IN ALL UPPERCASE?

> 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.  ;-)
> 
> -Jeff Bauer
> 
> P.S. Vote "Silly Party"!

<if-you-meet-the-buddha-on-the-road-kill-him>-ly y'rs,
Ivan
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See also: 
http://www.foretec.com/python/workshops/1998-11/proceedings.html
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