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I'm just wondering... does some computer science person really love snakes?

asked in CSC201 Spring 2021 by (3.7k points)

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The creator, Guido van Rossum, was reading "Monty Python's flying circus" while creating the program and decided that Python would be a good short and catchy name for his program.

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It's named after the show "Monty Pythons Flying Circus" the creator just liked the name of the show and he thought it would be unique for the language.

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It is named Python after the famous "Monty Python" comedy show from back in the day.

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It was created by Guido van Rossum and when he began implementing python he was also reading published scripts from "Monty Python's Flying Circus" which was a BBC comedy series from 1970 and then he needed a shot unique name and slightly mysterious, so he decided to name the language Python!

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Python is named after the comedy tv series called Monty Python's Flying circus. The show is a show that is full of surprises, creative, random and talks about everything. So the creator wanted to give his program a unique and short name and decided to name it after Monty Python's Flying Circus.

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Guido van Rossum made python and he named it after the TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus because he thought it would be short and unique.

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He named it so that it can be easily remember, short and unique after watching a TV show

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