best book

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Thu Jan 15 14:51:48 CET 2004


afriere at yahoo.co.uk (Asun Friere) writes:

> Terry Carroll <carroll at tjc.com> wrote in message news:<t1kb0011sp7p3804ueoujjjeihsu1tkb2m at 4ax.com>...
> > On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 03:32:31 +0530, km <km at mrna.tn.nic.in> 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
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/lpython2/) 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  (The older version is badly outdated).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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