[Python-3000] educational aspects of Python 3000
talin at acm.org
Tue Sep 12 19:35:39 CEST 2006
Toby Donaldson wrote:
>> How about calling it 'ask'?
>> >>> s = ask( "How are you today?" )
>> --> Fine
>> >>> s
>> And as far as the name of a library goes how about "quickstart"? Other
>> possibilities are: quickstudy, kickstart, simplestart, etc.
>> "With the Python quickstart module, programming is as easy as
> Actually, some educators (not me so much, but I see where they are
> coming from) have negative reactions to library names like "teach" or
> "edu" because they feel it sends a message to students that they are
> not learning "real" Python.
> A positive sounding names like "quickstart" would avoid this problem.
That was exactly my thinking.
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