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Python's coming... from unexpected angles.

Just found this:

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/boing...-finds-py.html

I do believe that Python should be somewhat more upfront to brandish it's
merits - but then, sneaky ways are ok with me to...

Diez
Oct 16 '07 #1
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"Diez B. Roggisch" <de***@nospam.web.dewrites:
Just found this:
The direct link to the article is
<URL:http://www.boingboing.net/2007/10/16/french-lady-finds-py.html>.
I do believe that Python should be somewhat more upfront to brandish
it's merits - but then, sneaky ways are ok with me to...
Well, it seems like she's an early adopter: she's eager to use PyPy
all the time (though she has aliased it to 'pipi').

--
\ "Pinky, are you pondering what I'm pondering?" "I think so, |
`\ Brain, but what kind of rides do they have in Fabioland?" -- |
_o__) _Pinky and The Brain_ |
Ben Finney
Oct 16 '07 #2
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 11:14:57 +0200, Ben Finney
<bi****************@benfinney.id.auwrote:
"Diez B. Roggisch" <de***@nospam.web.dewrites:
>Just found this:

The direct link to the article is
<URL:http://www.boingboing.net/2007/10/16/french-lady-finds-py.html>.
>I do believe that Python should be somewhat more upfront to brandish
it's merits - but then, sneaky ways are ok with me to...

Well, it seems like she's an early adopter: she's eager to use PyPy
all the time (though she has aliased it to 'pipi').
Well, I'd definetely vote for a name change for PyPy, as in french, it's
pronounced "pee-pee", and yes, it means what you think it means... ;-)
--
python -c "print ''.join([chr(154 - ord(c)) for c in
'U(17zX(%,5.zmz5(17l8(%,5.Z*(93-965$l7+-'])"
Oct 16 '07 #3
"Eric Brunel" <se***********@no.spamwrites:
Well, I'd definetely vote for a name change for PyPy, as in french,
it's pronounced "pee-pee", and yes, it means what you think it
means... ;-)
Does that mean you pronounce the word for the serpent as "pee-thon"?

Anyway, the pronunciation of "Python" (and hence the "Py" in "PyPy")
is however you pronounce that word in the name of the comedy troupe,
Monty Python. That's where the name originates, after all.

--
\ "With Lisp or Forth, a master programmer has unlimited power |
`\ and expressiveness. With Python, even a regular guy can reach |
_o__) for the stars." -- Raymond Hettinger |
Ben Finney
Oct 16 '07 #4
Ben Finney wrote:
"Eric Brunel" <se***********@no.spamwrites:
>Well, I'd definetely vote for a name change for PyPy, as in french,
it's pronounced "pee-pee", and yes, it means what you think it
means... ;-)

Anyway, the pronunciation of "Python" (and hence the "Py" in "PyPy")
is however you pronounce that word in the name of the comedy troupe,
Monty Python. That's where the name originates, after all.
Don't forget you're replying to a french native speaker here. They do not
pronounce "Monty Python" the way you'd think they do, so the above isn't
actually of any help at all.

Stefan
Oct 16 '07 #5
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 13:19:26 +0200, Ben Finney
<bi****************@benfinney.id.auwrote:
"Eric Brunel" <se***********@no.spamwrites:
>Well, I'd definetely vote for a name change for PyPy, as in french,
it's pronounced "pee-pee", and yes, it means what you think it
means... ;-)

Does that mean you pronounce the word for the serpent as "pee-thon"?
Yes.
Anyway, the pronunciation of "Python" (and hence the "Py" in "PyPy")
is however you pronounce that word in the name of the comedy troupe,
Monty Python. That's where the name originates, after all.
But the average frenchman will also pronounce "monty pee-thon" (I know:
that's weird...).
--
python -c "print ''.join([chr(154 - ord(c)) for c in
'U(17zX(%,5.zmz5(17l8(%,5.Z*(93-965$l7+-'])"
Oct 17 '07 #6
"Eric Brunel" <se***********@no.spamwrites:
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 13:19:26 +0200, Ben Finney
<bi****************@benfinney.id.auwrote:
Does that mean you pronounce the word for the serpent as
"pee-thon"?

Yes.
Anyway, the pronunciation of "Python" (and hence the "Py" in
"PyPy") is however you pronounce that word in the name of the
comedy troupe, Monty Python.

But the average frenchman will also pronounce "monty pee-thon" (I
know: that's weird...).
No more weird than pronunciations of words in English. At least in
this case you're presenting a consistent pronunciation :-)

--
\ "Having sex with Rachel is like going to a concert. She yells a |
`\ lot, and throws frisbees around the room; and when she wants |
_o__) more, she lights a match." -- Steven Wright |
Ben Finney
Oct 17 '07 #7

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