Newbie asks(2): How to do this line of C in Py?
jm7potter at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 11 19:12:22 CEST 2001
On 11 Jul 2001 08:43:22 -0700, rzantow at usa.net (- RZ) wrote:
>Joe Potter <jm7potter at hotmail.com> wrote in message news:<7s9oktcv5vll2hberldlt51mcdg5qnitke at 4ax.com>...
>> I have followed these questions with great interest. I hope he keeps asking for a
>> while --- and folks here keep answering.
>> As a newbie to Python, I find that the one liners in c are easy to follow and the
>> translation into Python show me where I am missing Python techniques.
>> My purpose in writing this is simply to say you are not just helping Mr. Wong when
>> you respond.
>> Regards, Joe
>Well yeah, but....
>Given a little context, the answers could vary considerably from the
>line-at-a-time approach. There's a difference between transliteration
>and translation. It might well be more educational to learn the best
>Pythonic way to accomplish a task than to learn how to write C in
You are quite correct. There are many, many threads here that are "more educational"
that the one-liners are. I read most of them. I have picked up a lot via reading
these "better" threads.
However, the one-liners have been fun also.
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