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nameGuido-van-Rossum
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Guido van Rossum is a Dutch computer programmer who is best known as the author of the Python programming language. In the Python community, Van Rossum is known as a "Benevolent Dictator For Life" (BDFL), meaning that he continues to oversee the Python development process, making decisions where necessary. He is currently employed by Google, where he spends half his time working on Python development.

- biography courtesy of Wikipedia

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Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Choosing an official stance towards module deprecation in Python 3
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-ideas] Round division
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-ideas] Structural type checking for PEP 484
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-ideas] Should our default random number generator be secure?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Making dt parameter of timezone.tzname(dt) optional
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-ideas] Should our default random number generator be secure?
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-ideas] Should our default random number generator be secure?
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-ideas] Should our default random number generator be secure?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Making dt parameter of timezone.tzname(dt) optional
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] PEP 498: Literal String Interpolation is ready for pronouncement
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] String Interpolation Best Practices
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] String Interpolation Best Practices
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] PEP 498: Literal String Interpolation is ready for pronouncement
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Choosing an official stance towards module deprecation in Python 3
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] PEP 495: What's left to resolve
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] PEP 495: What's left to resolve
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Timeline arithmetic?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] PEP 495: What's left to resolve
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Critique of PEP 502 (String Interpolation Redux)
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Timeline arithmetic?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Timeline arithmetic?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Timeline arithmetic?
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] PEP 498: Literal String Interpolation is ready for pronouncement
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] PEP 498: Literal String Interpolation is ready for pronouncement
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] PEP 498: Literal String Interpolation is ready for pronouncement
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Critique of PEP 501 (General purpose string interpolation)
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Critique of PEP 502 (String Interpolation Redux)
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Critique of PEP 501 (General purpose string interpolation)
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] PEP 498: Literal String Interpolation is ready for pronouncement
Archive for python-dev@python.org Sep 2015 [Python-Dev] Should we use getentropy() for os.urandom()?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Timeline arithmetic?
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Another round on error-checking
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Another round on error-checking
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Another round on error-checking
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Sep 2015 [Datetime-SIG] Another round on error-checking
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] A local timezone class
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] PEP 495: Conversion from naive to aware
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] A local timezone class
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] A local timezone class
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] A local timezone class
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] A local timezone class
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-ideas] Draft2 PEP on string interpolation
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] PEP-495 - Strict Invalid Time Checking
Archive for python-dev@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-Dev] provisional status for asyncio
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-ideas] Draft2 PEP on string interpolation
Archive for python-dev@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-Dev] provisional status for asyncio
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-ideas] Draft2 PEP on string interpolation
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-ideas] Draft2 PEP on string interpolation
Archive for datetime-sig@python.org Aug 2015 [Datetime-SIG] PEP-431/495
Archive for python-ideas@python.org Aug 2015 [Python-ideas] String interpolation: environment variables, command substitution