Point of idle curiosity

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Sun Nov 18 16:59:51 CET 2012


On Sun, 18 Nov 2012 22:45:43 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:

> (if you'll forgive the pun)
> 
> Is IDLE named after Eric of that name, or is it pure coincidence?

Well, IDLE is an IDE. The L doesn't seem to mean anything, so it's 
plausible that it is named after Eric Idle.


-- 
Steven


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