With no offense intended to Miss Hopper's memory, I don?t think so. She is
mostly responsible for COBOL. yuck !

Furio

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De: Brett W. McCoy [mailto:bmccoy / chapelperilous.net]
Enviado el: Miercoles, 25 de Abril de 2001 10:39 a.m.
Para: ruby-talk ML
Asunto: [ruby-talk:14224] Re: Ruby mascot proposal


On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, John Tobler wrote:

> > For the sorceress, again, show a typical programmer.
> > Unfortunately, I can't think of a similarly quirky
> > female figure.
>
> Oh, just remember your computing history.  The obvious candidate to me
would
> be Lady Ada Lovelace.

Not to mention Grace Hopper, who not only was a prominent figure in
computer history, she was also a rear admiral in the Navy!

-- Brett
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