Guido van Rossum announced that he’s stepping down as BDFL.
It made me think. The Python programming language has left a profound
impact on my life. It’s my home, it gave me many of my friendships and
acquaintances. It gave me my work, supplied me with many invaluable
experiences and it even made me meet my now wife.
As most readers of this blog might know, I have a
ambivalent relationship with the language as of a few years ago. I
learned a lot through Python and one of the things I learned is also
which mistakes one can make in language and interpreter design. Since I
know Python

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