There are a number of links to articles covering the hiring of the PythonLabs team by Digital Creations. Each link will take you to the original article, leaving the Opticality site. You will need to hit the "back" button to return to this site, allowing you to navigate to the remaining links.

Front page of Linux Weekly News on November 2nd, 2000

Conversation with Guido van Rossum (also linked from within the Front Page article.)

Conversation with Paul Everitt (also linked from within the Front Page article.)

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