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Submission + - Python creator Guido van Rossum leaving Google for Dropbox (

mrvan writes: "Guido van Rossum, the proclaimed python Benevolent Dictator For Life, is leaving Google in january to work for Dropbox. He is currently employed by Google, where he spends half his time developing the Python language. In their announcement, DropBox state that they relied heavily on python from the beginning, citing a mix of simplicity, flexibility, and elegance, and are excited to have GvR on the team. While this is without a doubt good news for DropBox, the big question is what this will mean for python (and for google)."
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Python creator Guido van Rossum leaving Google for Dropbox

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!