"It's not often you see Microsoft adopting a language from the
world of Open Source Software (OSS), but IronPython is just such a
project and has gathered a growing following among several groups
working on Longhorn and associated technologies. IronPython is the
creation of Jim Hugunin, now a Microsoft employee, who also created
"The Python language has been around for almost 15 years and was
created by Guido van Rossum who now carries the title of BDFL
(Benevolent Dictator For Life)..."