Point of idle curiosity

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Nov 18 20:27:44 CET 2012


On 11/18/2012 6:45 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> (if you'll forgive the pun)
>
> Is IDLE named after Eric of that name, or is it pure coincidence?

Officially, I believe it is I(ntegrated) D(eve)L(opement) E(nvironment).
However, now that you mention it, I would not be surprised if Eric was 
in the back of however's mind.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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