Python, a perfect crystal?

Charl P. Botha cpbotha at i_triple_e.org
Sun Feb 9 16:06:37 CET 2003


In article <mailman.1044772649.18712.python-list at python.org>, Roman Suzi wrote:
>>Does that mean Python has that APL-like crystalline characteristic?
>>Is that a good thing or a bad thing?
> 
> No. Python is a crystal of glass ("practicality beats purity"). (And glass is
> really a liquid) Guido started with tetrahedron. So probably Python direction
> is toward sphere.

Not that it's really relevant, but that "glass is a liquid" meme turns out
to be an urban legend.  You could start here:
http://www.ualberta.ca/~bderksen/florin.html or just google for "glass
liquid".

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