[Edu-sig] Re: "Killer Apps" vs. CP4E
Fri, 03 Mar 2000 18:01:27 -0800
> = Art
> I'm not sure how we got into camps. So be it.
Here's how: "My sense of where you and I part company
in a fundamental way..."
> And it is in this regard in which I hope to be taken "seriously"
> as a participant in the discussions of EDU-SIG.
As far as I'm concerned, you're a Python guru. I've already
stated I look up to you as a teacher of the language and I
expect to learn a lot from digging around in your code,
and/or following your lead/direction with regard to
promising new synergies (i.e. Python + OpenGL, Python + ?).
If you read back in the archives, I was the guy always
saying I was most interested in reading stuff from posters
who were actually working on projects, not sitting back
in their arm chairs and throwing out a lot of "bright
ideas" in hopes that others would then do all the work.
Then you showed up, a role model and prime example of
someone who walks the talk. Exactly the kind of participant
I was hoping to hear from.
PS: I code for a living a lot of the time, pay bills by
writing programs -- but in Xbase, not Python. For years
I had a GUI running in the open heart surgery theaters
(8 workstations, multi-user). Even today, my programs
suck data from cath labs via a wide area network. I am
a pro. But not at Python.