Excellent sci-fi novel featuring Python

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr.com
Sat Nov 17 17:25:07 CET 2007


On Nov 17, 9:37 am, Wade Leftwich <wleftw... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm about halfway through Charles Stross' excellent new novel,
> "Halting State". It's set in Edinburgh in the year 2018, and one of
> the main characters is a game programmer whose primary language is
> something called "Python 3000".

I should hope that by 2018, Python 4000 would be more cutting-edge.
Or is the protagonist struggling with backward-compatibility with a
Python version that would be nearly 10 years old already?

-- Paul



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