What's the heck "Beopen python" ?

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Wed Sep 6 08:31:16 CEST 2000


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thor at localhost.localdomain (Manuel Gutierrez Algaba) writes:

> http://www.pythonlabs.com/logos.html

These logos all seem to have snakes in them.  However, from
<URL:http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html#1.2>:

  Apart from being a computer scientist, I'm also a fan of "Monty
  Python's Flying Circus" (a BBC comedy series from the seventies, in
  the -- unlikely -- case you didn't know). It occurred to me one day
  that I needed a name that was short, unique, and slightly
  mysterious. And I happened to be reading some scripts from the series
  at the time... So then I decided to call my language Python. But
  Python is not a joke. And don't you associate it with dangerous
  reptiles either! (If you need an icon, use an image of the 16-ton
  weight from the TV series or of a can of SPAM :-)

	- Ruud de Rooij.
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Then the Vaults of Parnassus should also change their logo!

Jurgen



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