Is there a K&R on Python?

Nicola Musatti objectway at
Wed Jul 4 07:30:09 EDT 2001

Simon Brunning wrote:
> Hmmm. I thought K&R *was* a tutorial.

It certainly is, but it has qualities that make it a very good
reference: it is concise, topics are rather self contained and the index
is reasonably good. When the tutorial part is not clear enough the
reference manual usually is.

[Mark Lutz's 'Python Pocket Reference' (O'Reilly)]
[David Beazley's 'Python Essential Reference' (New Riders)]]

Thanks, I'll chjeck these out...


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