Python Evangelism

Tim Churches tchur at optushome.com.au
Thu Mar 9 21:22:43 CET 2006


Robert Boyd wrote:
> And re Cheeseshop, yes, it's a poor name when you consider that the
> point of the skit was that the cheeseshop _had no cheese_, whose only
> purpose was to "deliberately waste your time." Not a great name for a
> package library, especially for those in the know of Python humor!

"Cheese shop" is intended as a double irony, surely? I suppose some
cultures (and certain types of people, especially PHBs) are challenged
by single irony, let alone a double dose.

Tim C




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