Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader

Larry Martell larry.martell at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 14:36:28 EDT 2018


On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 2:26 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 4:14 AM, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 2:05 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 3:37 AM, Alexandre Brault <abrault at mapgears.com> wrote:
>>>> The important question we should ask ourselves: Do we have a replacement
>>>> Dutch person to figure out the one obvious way to do things that may not
>>>> be obvious at first?
>>>>
>>>
>>> We'll use distributed computing.. I, for example, had two Dutch
>>> grandparents, so I can contribute some obviousness to the farm;
>>> naturally it won't be as good as a dedicated Dutch server, but the
>>> donated Dutchness will be combined with other people's Dutchnesses
>>> (not to be confused with Duchesses), cross-referenced and
>>> cross-checked for validity, and eventually a 99.99% Dutch solution
>>> will be produced.
>>
>> And while we're talking about the Dutch, why is the country called
>> Holland, but then also The Netherlands, but the people are Dutch?
>
> *engages obviousnessbot node*
>
> The obvious answer is this. Once upon a time, there were three gods:
> one of heaven, one of earth, and one of the afterlife. They argued and
> bickered, and eventually decided that they should write a long snake
> and give it to mankind. The snake purpled and oranged, but it was
> never able to blue. The end.
>
> (Caveat: There may still be some bugs in obviousnessbot.)

It's all Greek to me.


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