[Python-Dev] xturtle.py

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Jun 29 09:24:08 CEST 2006

python at rcn.com wrote:

> One other thought -- at PyCon, I talked with a group of
> educators.  While they needed some minor tweaks to the Turtle
> module, there were no requests for an extensive rewrite or a
> fatter API.  The name of the game was to have a single module
> with a minimal toolset supporting a few simple programs, just
> rich enough to inspire, but small enough to fit into tiny slots in
> the curriculum (one sixth grade class gets is allocated three 55
> minute sessions to learn programming).

which makes RUR-PLE a much better choice than turtles, really.


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