You know you're a Pythonista when..

David M. Cooke cookedm+news at physics.mcmaster.ca
Thu Jun 19 20:51:35 CEST 2003


At some point, Gerrit Holl <gerrit at nl.linux.org> wrote:

>> > > > >     >> 3) Discovering filter() and map().
>> > > > >     >> 4) Fortifying classes with __setattr__() and friends.
>> > > > >     >> 4.5) Leaving if:, elif:, and else: on their
>> > > > >     >>      scorn or deprecation.
>> > > > >     5) Discovering list comprehensions and then
>> > > > > dumping filter() and map().
>> > > >       6) Belive that "self" is not ugly
>> > > 7) You start writing a simple script and when you are 
>> > > finished you realize that you have a library
>> > 7.a) You finish writing a simple script, and realize it's going
>> >      to be an excellent library, and redo it again in a library
>> >      form, which is called by a separate script.  (*GUILTY*)
>
> 42) You discovered a useful X tool called 'import' by accidently
>     writing a python script with '#!/bin/sh' as the shebang.
>
> This really happend :)
> $ whatis import
> import               (1)  - capture some or all of an X server screen and save the image to a file
>
>
> 170) You go on pilgrimage to the Centrum voor Wiskunde en
>      Informatica (Stichting Mathematisch Centrum) in the
>      Kruislaan; I pass it on my way to the supermarket :P
>      
> 682) You think Python has too many curly braces
>
> 2730) You're Dutch
>
> 10922) When you end each mail using Timbot.message.end(...), returning:
>
> 43690-is-the-next-number-using-my-beatiful-list-comprehension-ly -
> y'rs t^Hgerrit

Sloane's A084180?
http://www.research.att.com/cgi-bin/access.cgi/as/njas/sequences/eisA.cgi?Anum=A084180

>>> [ (4**n-1)*2/3 for n in range(1,10) ]
[2, 10, 42, 170, 682, 2730, 10922, 43690, 174762]

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