TuxJournal: An Evening with the Guru of Python: Guido van Rossum
May 29, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vincenzo Ciaglia)
"Everybody know that you're the PYTHON GURU and creator,
one of most famous and used programming language nowaday. Why you
created it? What did you need many years ago from programming world
when you created it? What inspired you to write
"I was working (with a bunch of other folks) on a new
distributed operating system named Amoeba (it's quite famous,
Google for its paper legacy). We wanted Amoeba to be as useful as
Unix for our daily work, but it was lacking a scripting language.
So I set out to design my own..."