Help With Python

Simon Brunning simon.brunning at
Wed Jan 26 11:21:47 EST 2005

On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 15:55:28 -0000, Judi Keplar
<judi-keplar at> wrote:
> I am currently taking a course to learn Python and was looking for
> some help.  I need to write a Python statement to print a comma-
> separated repetition of the word, "Spam", written 511 times ("Spam,
> Spam, … Spam").
> Can anybody help me get started?  I am completely new to programming!

Well, I don't want to give it to you on a plate, since it's homework,
but you might find this page useful:

I'd also suggest that you have a run through the tutorial -
<>. It's time well spent! If you don't get
on with that, there's another couple of tutorials available aimed
directly at those new to programming -
<> and

Lastly, although neophytes are more than welcome here, you might find
the tutor mailing list a good place to ask questions in the early days
of your Python experience. You'll find it here -

Good luck, and welcome to Python!

Simon B,
simon at,

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