Pedants R us (was RE: Language change and code breaks)

Steve Horne sh at
Fri Jul 20 11:47:04 EDT 2001

On Fri, 20 Jul 2001 15:53:52 +0100, "Tony J Ibbs (Tibs)"
<tony at> wrote:

>Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> In my usage, a "programmer" is someone who is a
>> professional code-slinger, 8-12 hours a day.
>Eek - I hope you don't really mean that last subclause!

A *real* programmer gets in a good six hours code-slinging in their
sleep - that period when all the hard problems find their neat
original solutions. Apart from the ones that get scribbled on a
beer-mat, that is ;-)

What do mean, get a life? - There's no Python port for the life
platform yet!

Steve Horne
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