Point of idle curiosity

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Nov 18 17:08:34 CET 2012


On 18/11/2012 15:59, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> 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.
>
>

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IDLE_%28Python%29

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Cheers.

Mark Lawrence.



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