Python Software Foundation

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Python Software Foundation
Abbreviation PSF
Formation March 6, 2001
Type 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Purpose Promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of the international community of Python programmers.
Headquarters Delaware, United States
Region served Worldwide
Membership 244[1]
Official language English
President Guido van Rossum
Chairman Van Lindberg
Budget $750,000 in 2011
Website www.python.org/psf/

The Python Software Foundation (PSF), is a non-profit organization devoted to the Python programming language,[2] launched on March 6, 2001. The mission of the foundation is to foster development of the Python community and is responsible for various processes within the Python community, including developing the core Python distribution, managing intellectual rights, developer conferences including PyCon, and raising funds.

In 2005, the Python Software Foundation received the prestigious Computerworld Horizon Award for "cutting-edge" technology.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Officers, Directors, and Members of the Python Software Foundation". Python Software Foundation. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  2. ^ Deibel, Stephan (March 2008). "Executive Summary: The Python Software Foundation". Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Python Software Foundation Wins Computerworld Horizon Award for Popular Python Programming Lanaguage" (Press release). 2005-09-15. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 

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