[Python-Dev] New Features in Python 1.6

Greg Ward gward at cnri.reston.va.us
Mon Apr 3 16:56:21 EDT 2000

On 03 April 2000, Guido van Rossum said:
> Not only was it an April fool's joke, but it wasn't mine!  It was
> forged by an insider.  I know by who, but won't tell, because it was
> so good.  It shows that I can trust to delegate way more to the Python
> community than I think I can! :-)
> BTW, the biggest give-away that it wasn't mine was the absence of my
> standard sign-off line:
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)


Hasn't anyone noticed that the largest amount of text in the joke
feature list was devoted to the Distutils?  I thought *that* would give
it away "fer shure".  You people are *so* gullible!  ;-)

And for my next trick... *poof*!


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