(slightly OT): Python and linux - very cool

Roy Culley rgc at swissonline.ch
Thu Aug 1 15:13:04 CEST 2002


In article <3D492CAC.E3A37D82 at engcorp.com>,
	Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> writes:
> 
> Nice post, and welcome to Python, but in this I think you leapt
> to conclusions a little.  None of the above are actually common
> issues in Windows with Python.  "from x import *" certainly works
> properly, even though it's almost never a good idea (hint to newbies:
> don't do that!).

I'm a python newbie. How's about expanding on the hint. I just do (as
an example):

import os, re, sys, string

Is that bad also? Maybe we can turn cola into a python tutorial
newsgroup. :-)



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