Published: 13 August 2020, 18:00
Python provides 2 useless but interesting built-in functions:
copyright gives a short overview who owned Python in different moments of history:
>>> copyright() Copyright (c) 2001-2020 Python Software Foundation. All Rights Reserved. Copyright (c) 2000 BeOpen.com. All Rights Reserved. Copyright (c) 1995-2001 Corporation for National Research Initiatives. All Rights Reserved. Copyright (c) 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam. All Rights Reserved.
license gives not only all Python licenses but also an interesting reading about Python history:
>>> license() A. HISTORY OF THE SOFTWARE ========================== Python was created in the early 1990s by Guido van Rossum at Stichting Mathematisch Centrum (CWI, see http://www.cwi.nl) in the Netherlands as a successor of a language called ABC. Guido remains Python's principal author, although it includes many contributions from others. ...