Mastering Python

Alex Martelli aleax at
Sat Mar 17 05:19:08 CET 2007

Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at> wrote:

> > need to catch up quickly and master Python programming.How do you
> Mastery and quickly are opposing terms <G> Took me 15 years on a job
> using FORTRAN 77 and I still wouldn't have called myself a master. (I'm
> more of a JoAT)

My favorite "Stars!" PRT, mind you -- but when some language interests
me enough, I do tend to "master" it... guess it's correlated with what
Brooks saw as the ideal "language lawyer" in his "surgical team"
approach, an intrinsic fascination with bunches of interconnected rules.


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