Starting a project: any hints?

Gerrit Holl gerrit.holl at
Thu Jun 17 14:49:08 EDT 1999

On Thu, Jun 17, 1999 at 03:12:14PM +0000, mgutierrez at wrote:
> From: mgutierrez at
> Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
> Subject: Re: Starting a project: any hints?
> Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 15:12:14 GMT
> In article <19990617154643.A1680 at optiplex.palga.uucp>,
>   Gerrit Holl <gerrit.holl at> wrote:
> > Hello python-aholics,
> >
> > I'm a 13-years-old-boy and I've about half a year programming
> > experience.
> >
> [snip]
> I started a similar project called Lritaunas Peki , currently this
> project is quite ''frozen'' ( or dead) :
> I have started nearly a dozen of small (freeware) projects and I
> can give you some pieces of advice:
> - Make your program works from the very first day , it doesn't matter
> if it barely works.
> - Don't be ambitious, be humble and try easier/simpler things always.
> - Involve other people in the project, keeping an open mind and a lot
> of patience!
> - Post a lot about it in newsgroups and freshmeat.
> - Work a lot in your project, if you don't nobody will it do for you!
> - Use python, it's by far the best thing you can use: objects and
> readibility.
> I wish you luck, boy.
> And remember if you don't succeed at the first time,... next will be
> Manolo

thanks for all of your hints. I'll think about it when programming...


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