[Python-Dev] Guido's Python 1.0.0 Announcement from 27 Jan 1994
Does anyone have an archive of the Python 1.0 documentation? Sadly
http://www.cwi.nl/~guido/Python.html is not a live URL :-).
On Sat, Jan 27, 2018 at 9:08 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 3:58 AM, Senthil Kumaran <senthil at uthcode.com>
> > Someone in HackerNews shared the Guido's Python 1.0.0 announcement from
> > Jan 1994. That is, on this day, 20 years ago.
> > https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!original/comp.
> > It is very entertaining to read.
> Yes, it is. In twenty years, some things have not changed at all:
> > Python is an interpreted language, and has the usual advantages of
> > such languages, such as run-time checks (e.g. bounds checking),
> > execution of dynamically generated code, automatic memory allocation,
> > high level operations on strings, lists and dictionaries (associative
> > arrays), and a fast edit-compile-run cycle. Additionally, it features
> > modules, classes, exceptions, and dynamic linking of extensions
> > written in C or C++. It has arbitrary precision integers.
> But some things have:
> > (Please don't ask me to mail it to you -- at 1.76 Megabytes it is
> > unwieldy at least...)
> Thanks for digging that up!
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