REPOST: Re: Is learning Python "extraordinary"?

phil hunt philh at
Mon Dec 31 01:39:54 CET 2001

On Sat, 29 Dec 2001 13:29:35 -0800, Jesse F. W <jessefw at> 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"?

Since (just about) everyone here has learned Python, why would we think 
it was extraordinary?

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