Choosing between two Jython books...

Marc Rochkind rochkind at
Sun Jun 22 19:21:03 CEST 2003

On Sun, 22 Jun 2003 12:34:49 +0100, Alan Kennedy <alanmk at> 


> Are you the Marc Rochkind who wrote "Advanced Unix Programming"? That was 
> our
> course book for a "Systems Programming" course, when I was taking my Comp 
> Sci
> degree back in the '80s. That was a great book, clear, concise and highly
> informative.

Yes... that's me. Thanks for the kind words! I'm working on the 2nd 
edition, which is scheduled to be out this Fall.

Thanks for the book advice! My interest in Jython is mainly because then I 
can use Swing instead of Tkinter. Because I use Swing with Java, it allows 
me to learn only one GUI.


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