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edit ： Liu Jing
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today ,Python The father of Guido van Rossum stay Twitter Last officially announced ： Retirement is boring , Decided to join the Microsoft developer Department ！
One 、 Why retire , abandon Python？ He's tired
stay Python Community , Guido Van Rossum go by the name of “ A benevolent lifelong dictator ”. As Python The creator of the ,Guido And has always been committed to Python Community maintenance , But two years ago ,Guido And suddenly announced his resignation , And make it clear that no successor will be appointed .Guido Express , He's tired .
“ Now? PEP 572 Already completed , I don't want to be one anymore PEP Try so hard , And found that so many people despise my decision .”
The news , Shocked the whole Python The world .
Receiving foreign media InfoWorld Interview ,Guido It also shows the reason for his abdication ：
“ The so-called lifetime and dictatorship are just jokes . actually , Last ten years , The idea of retiring lingered in my mind . I'm not young anymore , There are also some physical problems . Overwork makes my health worse .
The tipping point is a controversial Python Improvement proposal （PEP 572）, When I accepted the proposal ,Twitter And then there were some nasty comments on social media . And what's more chilling , Most of these comments come from Python Core members of , I'm very disappointed with them ！”
Two 、 Why Microsoft ？ Retirement is boring
Like the father of most programming languages ,Guido van Rossum I also have a brilliant resume ：
In his career , The highest achievement is to create Python. And about the Guido, There has always been an interesting passage ：
It is said that Guido I went there that year Google During the interview , There is only one sentence in the resume ：I wrote Python.HR Failed to understand , Until the interview comes to 10 It's only in turn that this man is python The author of , Not just “ Yes ”python Program .
Of course , The authenticity of this passage is relatively low , After all, he went to Google The interview time is already the famous industry bull .
Now ,Guido van Rossum Choose to join Microsoft , It is reported that , And Typescript/C# founder Anders,VS Code/Eclipse founder Eric,Linux GNOME author Miguel Working together in the team of Pan zhenglei, senior vice president of Microsoft , As for what to do ,Guido Express ：
1982 year ,Guido van Rossum Master's degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Amsterdam , Joined in the same year CWI.
1989 year , He founded. Python Language , And in 1991 Launched at the beginning of the year Python The first public release of .
2005 year 12 month , Guido · Van Rossum joins Google. another use Python The language is Google Write a web oriented code browsing tool .
2006 year , He was... By the American computer association （ACM） Recognized as a famous engineer .
“ I think retirement is boring , So we added Microsoft The developer Department . What do you do ？ Too many choices ！ But it's sure to make use of Python Better （ Not just in Windows）. There's a lot of open source .”
Besides , A Microsoft spokesman said , The company has no other details to share , But it confirmed Guido van Rossum It's true that Microsoft has joined .“ We're happy to have him in the developer Department . Microsoft is committed to Python Community contribution , And grow up with it , and Guido This commitment is reflected in the entry of .”
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