[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 12:26:14 -0400

On Wed, Jun 19, 2002, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Paul Prescod wrote:
>> $ is taught in hour 2, import is taught on day 2.
> says who?
> I usually mention "import" in the first hour (before methods),
> and nobody has ever had any problem with that...

Same here.  Note that there's a big difference between introducing
import (which pretty much is essential somewhere in the first or third
hour if you want to teach anything interesting) and giving a full
explanation of how import works (which would indeed be day 2 or 3).
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