Do other Python GUI toolkits require this?

Antoon Pardon apardon at
Fri Apr 20 11:06:56 CEST 2007

On 2007-04-20, Roel Schroeven <rschroev_nospam_ml at> wrote:
> Antoon Pardon schreef:
>> On 2007-04-19, Wayne Brehaut <wbrehaut at> wrote:
>>> So the remark that " a steep learning curve means that the subject is
>>> easily familiarized and that the learning period is short" is
>>> completely incorrect on two points (i.e., all points that are
>>> relevant): first, steep always implies much to learn in a relatively
>>> short time (what else could the slope of a curve possibly mean
>>> "mathematicallY" or logically?);
>> No it doesn't imply that at all. A learning curve doesn't show some
>> goal of a person who was given just so much time to familiarize himself
>> with some material. A learning curve shows the progres that is made
>> in familiarizing one self while studying. A steep curve means a
>> lot of actual learning in a short time.
> >> A learning curve is conventionally the graph of a function of
> >> "quantity to be learned" vs. time,
> > No it doesn't. A learning curve is the graph that somehow quantifies
> > what is actually learned vs time.
> Do you have any reference to back that up?

Where you will also learn that learning curves by what values
are generally plotted go downwards.

Antoon Pardon

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