REPOST: Re: Is learning Python "extraordinary"?
aahz at panix.com
Sat Dec 29 23:06:33 CET 2001
In article <mailman.1009661614.4982.python-list at python.org>,
Jesse F. W <jessefw at loop.com> wrote:
> I am a high school senior, and like many others, I am applying
>to college. I am applying to MIT (as well as many other schools).
>MIT describes what they are looking for as students who do or have
>done "extraordinary things". My question is this, Is teaching myself
>Python (with the aid of the Python tutorials and some help from the
>various lists) an "extraordinary thing"? How many python-list'ers are
>high school students?
No, it's not an extraordinary thing. We used to have an 11-year old
posting here. However, I *would* say that learning Python is
If you have a taste for masochism, learning Perl well enough to be a
guru would be extraordinary.
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