Pythonistas? <- Re: OT: Perl programmers?

David Eppstein eppstein at
Sun Feb 10 17:43:07 EST 2002

In article <eSz98.4759$zb.260473 at>,
 "Jeff Hinrichs" <jlh at> wrote:

> Pythonista - Pie thun ee sta
> I took it as a unintended play on Sandanista, which is a group of  "freedom
> fighting" rebels in Nicaragua.

I think it's a normal Spanish suffix, but it seems to be moving into 
English -- I've also seen "Gapatista" used by some Calif. activists
David Eppstein       UC Irvine Dept. of Information & Computer Science
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