Stephen Ferg <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've been thinking that a good Python mascot might help in raising
> public awareness of Python.
> The problem with a snake as a mascot is that it is not
> enough....so a snake is out.
> So are Terry Gilliam's wonderful cartoons for the Flying Circus.
> While wonderful, I just don't think they lend themselves to
> In that spirit, I propose the development of a figure representing
> Python -- the Pythoneer.
Given that Python users are traditionally referred to as Pythonistas, how about a
nice bit of social-realist propaganda in the style of the Sandinista poster on the
right at http://www.newint.org/issue263/endpiece.htm
In fact, without the bigote (moustache), Daniel Ortega might look a bit like
But you wanted a mascot. It has to be cute and cuddly, none of this neo-fascist
Rocketeer stuff. Perhaps a fond caricature of the BDFL? Nuh, it really has to be
an animal, and a Python is only choice. But a really cute, huggable Python.