age of Python programmers
Ian J Cottee
ian at cottee.org
Sat Aug 21 10:59:41 CEST 2004
Reid Nichol wrote:
> Gerrit Muller wrote:
>> Roel Schroeven wrote:
>>> Roel Schroeven wrote:
>>>> I spotted some errors in your list, added new entries, and made a
>>>> histogram: http://roelschroeven.net/pythonages/
>> Very cool. It might be good idea to add a date and time at the top,
>> since new datapoint keep coming in?
> How about labels for the axes as well.
>> and then a quantum leap towards Python.
> You're aware that a quantum leap means a extremely small leap, right?
A dramatic advance, especially in knowledge or method, as in
Establishing a central bank represents a quantum leap in this small
country's development. This term originated as quantum jump in the
mid-1900s in physics, where it denotes a sudden change from one energy
state to another within an atom. Within a decade it was transferred to
other advances, not necessarily sudden but very important ones.
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