Python Cookbook and Luther Blissett

Martin Elster melster at
Wed Aug 7 06:17:20 CEST 2002


I received my eagerly awaited Python Cookbook yesterday and started 
browsing. Strangely, a contributor called Luther Blissett appeared time 
and again. I say strangely, because I had just been reading about Luther 
  Blissett, and this name is a sort of umbrella name that is available 
for anyone that is interested, and that has been used in different 
"underground" projects and pranks, especially in Italy.

It seems that there might be a good story behind this. Does anyone have 
any details on how Luther Blissett came to contribute to the Python 

Here are a couple of links for Luther B.:



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