No-no Sweet Guido: Ruby is Oriental, not Occidental
Story goes: someone at Amazon DevCon asked Python creator Guido about Ruby. And he goes, “seems like an accident attempt in cleaning up Perl.” Gulp.
Was anyone present for this? Did he have his collar upturned and his shades on? Too cool for school, Guido. (via ~matz)
So: I guess another scribe recorded “excellent” rather than “accident”. From now on, let’s operate on the assumption that he said “excrement.”
No, seriously, “excellent” makes more sense.