Python Magazine: Issue 1 Free!
bkjones at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 17:06:38 CEST 2007
On 10/5/07, Paul McGuire <ptmcg at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> On Oct 5, 9:44 am, Grant Edwards <gra... at visi.com> wrote:
> > On 2007-10-05, Steve Holden <st... at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> > > I've just been told by the editors at Python Magazine that the first
> > > issue is out.
> > The first issue is issue number 10?
> > That's a bit silly.
> > --
> > Grant Edwards grante Yow! I can't decide
> > at WRONG TURN to make
> > visi.com I wonder if BOB
> > has these problems!
> Probably Issue 10 as in "issued in October, being the 10th month", so
> this is more of an id than it is a sequential index number. Just like
> a social security number of 123-45-6789 does not mean you are the
> 123,456,789th human born since the beginning of the SS system.
> But I grant that Issue number does have some connotation of sequence
> to it, and if the next issue is something like 2 or 8, or really
> anything other than 11, now THAT would be silly. And I'm sure that in
> the future, when people are trying to amass the complete set of Python
> Magazines, they'll wonder why those issues 1-9 of the first volume are
> so hard to come by.
> But I suspect that, come January, we will see the release of Vol 2,
> Issue 1. Just an artifact of having the first issue come out in some
> month other than January.
> -- Paul
It's "Volume 1, Issue 10". A volume is a year. When January '08 is released,
it will be "Volume 2, Issue 1".
Keep the feedback coming!
Brian K. Jones
Python Magazine http://www.pythonmagazine.com
My Blog http://m0j0.wordpress.com
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