Re: Academic citation of Python
Dennis Lee Bieber, 17.06.2012 02:46:
> On Sat, 16 Jun 2012 20:25:29 -0400, Terry Reedy
> declaimed the following in gmane.comp.python.general:
>> Thank you for the correction. I was going by an old book (1996) he
>> co-wrote that just had 'Rossum' on the spine. I guess that must have
>> been done without consulting him and must have annoyed him.
> If ALL they had on the spine was "Rossum", that may have been
> correct usage for a surname only reference. The "van", "von", "da"
> prefixes sort of translate to "of the" and for a book spine "of the XYZ"
> may be meaningless unless the given name is included, a la "ABC of the
It's a bit like using "New York" as a surname, when you refer to that guy
Jason who was born there, as in "Jason of New York".