Re: Point of idle curiosity

Discussion in 'Python' started by Terry Reedy, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Terry Reedy

    Terry Reedy Guest

    On 11/18/2012 6:45 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
    > (if you'll forgive the pun)
    >
    > Is IDLE named after Eric of that name, or is it pure coincidence?


    Officially, I believe it is I(ntegrated) D(eve)L(opement) E(nvironment).
    However, now that you mention it, I would not be surprised if Eric was
    in the back of however's mind.

    --
    Terry Jan Reedy
    Terry Reedy, Nov 18, 2012
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