best book

Asun Friere afriere at
Thu Jan 15 04:46:02 CET 2004

Terry Carroll <carroll at> wrote in message news:<t1kb0011sp7p3804ueoujjjeihsu1tkb2m at>...
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 03:32:31 +0530, km <km at> wrote:

> My favorite to start is O'Reilley's "Learning Python."
> Try to borrow it, rather than buy it, though, or at least buy a used copy.

The problem with that is that a used or borrowed copy is unlikely to
be the (new) 2nd edition, (see which covers up to Python
2.3.  (The older version is badly outdated).  Besides which, if you
actually buy a copy they might consider a 3rd edition at some time in
the future.

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