Pythonistas? <- Re: OT: Perl programmers?

Jeff Hinrichs jlh at
Sun Feb 10 14:29:14 EST 2002

"Philip Swartzleonard" <starx at> wrote in message
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> Aahz Maruch || Fri 08 Feb 2002 11:10:47a:
> Hm, i don't seem to remeber seeing this Pythonistas thing till maybe two
> days ago. Anyway, where did it come from-- based on some word? And HTF do
> you pronouce it? :)
Pythonista - Pie thun ee sta
I took it as a unintended play on Sandanista, which is a group of  "freedom
fighting" rebels in Nicaragua.

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