Python's coming... from unexpected angles.

Stefan Behnel stefan.behnel-n05pAM at web.de
Tue Oct 16 15:01:47 CEST 2007


Ben Finney wrote:
> "Eric Brunel" <see.signature at no.spam> writes:
> 
>> Well, I'd definetely vote for a name change for PyPy, as in french,
>> it's pronounced "pee-pee", and yes, it means what you think it
>> means... ;-)
> 
> Anyway, the pronunciation of "Python" (and hence the "Py" in "PyPy")
> is however you pronounce that word in the name of the comedy troupe,
> Monty Python. That's where the name originates, after all.

Don't forget you're replying to a french native speaker here. They do not
pronounce "Monty Python" the way you'd think they do, so the above isn't
actually of any help at all.

Stefan



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