[Edu-sig] The fate of raw_input() in Python 3000

Peter Chase pchase at sulross.edu
Thu Sep 7 21:32:55 CEST 2006

Arthur wrote:
> Joshua Zucker wrote:
>> noticeable minus if in the early days of the course I had to talk
>> about import, and dot notation, and so on ... to me it feels like
>> being forced into a Java/OOPish mindset for how to structure a
>> program, instead of being able to use functional programming or even
>> just plain old C-like style.  I think I'm only talking about maybe the
>> first week of a course here, but still, that first week can do a lot
>> to affect people's impressions of the language or even of programming
>> as a whole.
> Is it reasonable to expect Guido to design his 100 year language around 
> a one week problem?
> Art
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Hey! Just because my car key doesn't work doesn't mean that the car is 
not functional...oops!  Sorry! Wrong argument.  Never mind.

Peter Chase

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