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Computer: Language: Python: What is the Python computer language?

Nov 11th, 2003 07:52
Knud van Eeden,


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--- Knud van Eeden --- 11 November 2003 - 04:20 pm -------------------
Computer: Language: Python: What is the Python computer language?
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The Python computer language was created by
Guido van Rossum
in 1987
while working at CWI.
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The CWI (=Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica), founded in 1946, is
the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in
the Netherlands.
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The 'Python' name comes from
Monty Python's flying circus,
which was a television and movie comedy, with e.g. John Cleese.
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The Python computer language is an interpreted, interactive
object-oriented programming language.
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Internet: see also:
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Internet: Python: main page
http://www.python.org
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The Making of Python: an interview with Guido van Rossum
http://www.artima.com/intv/python.html
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Python's Design Goals
http://www.artima.com/intv/pyscale.html
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Search engine: Google: search for 'Guido van Rossum'
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=guido%20van%
20rossum
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Internet: Picture: Guido van Rossum
http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-
1&q=guido+van+rossum&sa=N&tab=wi
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