How many followers of comp.lang.python

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 22:54:48 CET 2009


On Jan 27, 2:52 pm, Duncan Booth <duncan.bo... at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> Thorsten Kampe <thors... at thorstenkampe.de> wrote:
> > * rantingrick (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:03:16 -0800 (PST))
> >> On Jan 27, 12:00 pm, Paul Rubin <http://phr...@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
> >> > Guido does post here once in a while, under his own name.  I can't
> >> > think of any very recent examples, but I can remember some from a few
> >> > years back.
>
> >> I searched the archives for "Guido van Rossum" and there is nothing
> >> since May 2000. That's the most recent i could find anyway??
>
> > Search again - the last was in December 2008:
> >http://groups.google.com/groups/search?as_q=&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&num=
> > 10&scoring=d&lr=&as_sitesearch=&as_qdr=&as_mind=1&as_minm=1&as_miny=2009
> > &as_maxd=1&as_maxm=1&as_maxy=2009
> > &as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&as_usubject=&as_uauthors=guido+van+rossum&sa
> > fe=off
>
> Or even:
>
> http://groups.google.com/groups/profile?show=more&enc_user=RVb59hAAAA...
>
> which shows 456 posts to clp over the last 9 years, but only about once a
> year for the last 3 years.
>
> For comparison, according to Google I've managed 2251 posts to clp since 1997
> which I find kind of scary.

That's not scary! I've managed over 1100 posts since 2007...

Mike



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