a python book hint

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.com
Wed Nov 12 20:03:29 CET 2003

In article <tjusb.11735$9_.439752 at news1.tin.it>,
Alex Martelli  <aleax at aleax.it> wrote:
>Eduardo Patto Kanegae wrote:
>Hetland's "Practical Python" is a good book, particularly if you like
>_meaty_ examples (my own "Python in a Nutshell" has less purely tutorial
>material, and the examples are small, illustrating single simple points;
>thus, it's more of a "concise desktop reference" than an introduction).
>Most other books are unfortunately a bit dated, but these two do cover
>Python 2.2 (and the current 2.3 has basically no language-level changes
>wrt to 2.2 -- it's mostly faster and more robust, with small additions
>to the built-ins and more substantial ones to the standard library).
David's book is as current as any, but lacks the
GUI-for-Windows emphasis the original poster ap-
parently wishes.

David Mertz, that is, not David Ascher.  If this
were a voice posting it'd be obvious.

Cameron Laird <claird at phaseit.net>
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