[Edu-sig] Age groups

Gerrit Holl gerrit@nl.linux.org
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 23:07:48 +0100

Ivan Van Laningham wrote on 949667945:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> >
> > > That's funny. My experience was quite different. When I first saw
> > > objects and classes it was like a relevation from God. They seemed
> > > intuitively obvious and the answer to my prayers. I wonder if this is
> > > a right brain/left brain thing or something.
> > 
> > Gerrit is definitely a left-brain type of person :-)
> We ought to make up posters advertizing Python, and put Gerrit's picture
> on them.

Sorry, I don't understand you both. Am I left-brain?
What does left-brain has to do with object oriented design?

> I'd studied objects before Python, but Python transformed my perception
> of them. Now they make sense.  Only I think that objects and classes
> are as pure an expression of the Buddha nature underlying all existence
> as you can find outside of a Tibetan monastery.
> <so-says-the-guidosattva>-ly y'rs,
> Ivan;-)

> ----------------------------------------------
> Ivan Van Laningham
> Callware Technologies, Inc.
> ivanlan@callware.com
> ivanlan@home.com
> http://www.pauahtun.org
> See also: 
> http://www.foretec.com/python/workshops/1998-11/proceedings.html
> Army Signal Corps:  Cu Chi, Class of '70
> Author:  Teach Yourself Python in 24 Hours
> ----------------------------------------------

Ivan, can you please shorten your .signature? I find 11 lines much
too long!


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