[Edu-sig] Petty Issue

Laura Creighton lac at strakt.com
Mon May 8 19:23:34 CEST 2006

Fredrik Lundh's introduction to the python standard library comes
with a CD.


It is a little dated, being from 2001, but since you are trying
to get around a rule ....


In a message of Fri, 05 May 2006 12:14:42 MDT, Chuck Allison writes:
>Hello edu-sig,
>  I'm really sorry to waste your time, but this is the only place I
>  know to go to get a quick answer.
>  I have mentioned here before that I am teaching intermediate Python
>  at Symantec in June. Since they merged with another company last
>  year, they have some new red tape that disallows one-person
>  companies like myself to do business with them (it seems I don't
>  have enough liability insurance - true - I have none!). To get
>  around the system, I have to, among other things, "sell" them a
>  Python book with a CD in it. (Don't ask me why - this is bean
>  counting mentality at its best). Anyway, I can't find a worthy book
>  with a CD. Most are out of date or too simple. (I wish Martelli's
>  books had CDs!) Even John Zelle's excellent book, with has an
>  accompanying CD, is too basic for our needs (it's an ideal CS1 book,
>  of course). So: do you know of a book with a CD that is
>  intermediate, or... do you know of a stand-alone CD product that
>  covers some meaty Python?
>  Thanks, and again, sorry to interrupt more profitable discussion.
>Best regards,
> -- Chuck Allison
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