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A high-level description of Python can be found in section two of the
Guido van Rossum, Jelke de Boer: Linking a Stub Generator
(AIL) to a Prototyping Language (Python); in: Spring 1991
EurOpen Conference Proceedings, May 20-24, 1991, Troms/o,
The latest Python release is always available by anonymous ftp from
ftp.cwi.nl, in directory pub. Chances are that it is also available
from wuarchive.wustl.edu, which may be faster for U.S. based users.
The release contains full source and documentation, and runs on most
UNIX workstations and on Macintosh computers (who'll do an MS-DOS
--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam
"Is it a bird? No! Is it a plane? No! It's bicycle repair man!"