twenty years ago Guido created Python

Ben Finney ben+python at
Sun Jan 3 22:19:02 CET 2010

Chris Jones <cjns1989 at> writes:

> Interesting to note that Guido's achievements prompt much less
> response, and get much less coverage […]

The entirety of ‘comp.lang.python’ is an ongoing response to Guido van
Rossum's achievements (and all the others that make Python great). Mere
week- or month-long threads are paltry by comparison.

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