Python get's a mention on University Challenge

Ed Avis ed at
Tue Jun 3 08:37:22 CEST 2003

Phil Thompson <phil at> writes:

>>"What object oriented scripting language was created by Guido Van
>>Rossum at Stichting Mathematisch Centrum?" I think that's right, or
>>more or less.
>There was another bit that was something like "that has a connection
>with a popular 1970s BBC comedy show".

The answer they guessed was Porridge, a sitcom set in a prison!  I'm
sure nobody here considers that an appropriate answer...

Ed Avis <ed at>

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