Subject: Re: ok, FSBs created schwag; now bet the farm on something better
From: Guido van Rossum <>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 14:45:35 -0400

> Python and Tcl both came out of university environments, and then
> continued 'on their own', correct?

Half correct.  Python came out of CWI, which is a research lab funded
by the dutch government, not a university.  Tcl did come out of a
university (Ousterhout was a professor at UC Berkeley).

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