retail chain in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
, originally Virgin Megastores. Zavvi was formed in September 2007 when a management buy-out team purchased the company from Sir Richard Branson
's Virgin Group
It was the UK's largest independent entertainment retailer before being placed in administration
on 24 December 2008. Store closures took place from January 2009, with the last to cease trading on 20 February.
Excellent plan! Devious minds are attracted to Python, like mimes to unappreciative crowds.
Python's syntax succeeds in combining the mistakes of Lisp and Fortran. I do not construe that as progress.
Python is an experiment in how much freedom programmers need. Too much freedom and nobody can read another's code; too little and expressiveness is endangered.
And what defines a 'python activist' anyway? Blowing up Perl installations worldwide?
Python is more concerned with making it easy to write good programs than difficult to write bad ones.