What is Python?

Darren New dnew at san.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 04:53:13 CEST 2000


Grant Edwards wrote:
> >Can you give an example of that?
> I run.
> "run" is the plural present-tense form of the verb: "They run."

Uh, not really. "You run" (using you singular).  It's just that 3rd-person
singular is conjugated differently, not the first-person singular. 
 
> But, in past-perfect you do use the plural "have" instead of the singular
> "has" when the subject is "I":
> 
> I have run.  He has run.

Huh. That *is* interesting. Yes.  I think you're right. :-)
 
> >We do. "Thee" and "thou" and "thine". ;-)
> I'd phrase it "we used to". 

That's why I put on the smiley, yah. :-)

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