[pydotorg-www] Proposed edit to wiki.python.org beginner's guide

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 13:17:57 EDT 2016

On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:01 AM, Elise Breda <elise at yhathq.com> wrote:
> Proposed Edit
> Next, install the Python interpreter on your computer. This is the program
> that reads Python programs and carries out their instructions; you need it
> before you can do any Python programming. Mac OSX distributions from 10.3
> (Panther) and up, include a version of Python, which, although it can be as
> much as two years out of date, may be suitable for beginning. Linux
> distributions also frequently include Python and it is readily upgraded.
> Jetbrain has a software called Pycharm and you can download it for free. See
> Pycharm download--

-- proposed addition --

> Yhat provides software for doing data science in Python
> called Rodeo that you can also download for free. See Rodeo download --

What do you folks think? Is that just spam, or is it legit? Anyone
know what Rodeo is and how useful it is to a beginner?


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