Is Python "venerable"?

Rui Maciel rui.maciel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 10:08:35 CET 2013


rusi wrote:

> Heh! I am reminded:
> Some years ago a new reprint of Knuth's Art of Programming had on the
> back cover something to the effect that this was 'classical CS.'
> 
> So what then is pop-CS, folk-CS?


Knuth's work is undoubtedly classic.

Classic:

1.
of the first or highest quality, class, or rank: a classic piece of work.
2.
serving as a standard, model, or guide: the classic method of teaching 
arithmetic. 


http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/classic


Rui Maciel



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