How to be an Italian programmer. Lesson #1

Working in Europe, I see a lot of programming code from non-English speakers.

One of my Italian colleagues let me in on one of their secrets:

"Wherever you see a variable named "pippo", there is an Italian developer."


From Wikipedia: 


In information technology, especially in textbooks, a placeholder name for variables is pippo (Disney's Goofy); a second variable can be named pluto, and a third one topolino (Mickey Mouse). Oddly enough, names of characters from Duckburg are much less often used.

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