Can anyone tell me where the old MacPython "16 ton" logo came from?

Thomas Jollans tjol at tjol.eu
Sun Jul 15 10:10:44 EDT 2018


On 15/07/18 14:49, Christian Heimes wrote:
> On 2018-07-15 14:05, Mark wrote:
>> I'm curious to understand how come the original MacPython logo is of a 16 ton weight (rather than, say the word 'python' or a picture of a snake)?
>> You can see the logo here: https://homepages.cwi.nl/~jack/macpython/
> 
> Most obscure references in Python are based on Monty Python sketches,
> e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o13glRURgTE
> 

More specifically, this Monty Python motif appears in the "self-defense
against fruit" sketch <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piWCBOsJr-w>.

(Apples are mentioned. Briefly.)


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