Python Magazine: Issue 1 Free!

Brian Jones bkjones at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 17:06:38 CEST 2007


On 10/5/07, Paul McGuire <ptmcg at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 5, 9:44 am, Grant Edwards <gra... at visi.com> wrote:
> > On 2007-10-05, Steve Holden <st... at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I've just been told by the editors at Python Magazine that the first
> > > issue is out.
> >
> > The first issue is issue number 10?
> >
> > That's a bit silly.
> >
> > --
> > Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! I can't decide
> which
> >                                   at               WRONG TURN to make
> first!!
> >                                visi.com            I wonder if BOB
> GUCCIONE
> >                                                    has these problems!
>
> Probably Issue 10 as in "issued in October, being the 10th month", so
> this is more of an id than it is a sequential index number.  Just like
> a social security number of 123-45-6789 does not mean you are the
> 123,456,789th human born since the beginning of the SS system.
>
> But I grant that Issue number does have some connotation of sequence
> to it, and if the next issue is something like 2 or 8, or really
> anything other than 11, now THAT would be silly.  And I'm sure that in
> the future, when people are trying to amass the complete set of Python
> Magazines, they'll wonder why those issues 1-9 of the first volume are
> so hard to come by.
>
> But I suspect that, come January, we will see the release of Vol 2,
> Issue 1.  Just an artifact of having the first issue come out in some
> month other than January.
>
> -- Paul
>
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>

It's "Volume 1, Issue 10". A volume is a year. When January '08 is released,
it will be "Volume 2, Issue 1".

Keep the feedback coming!
brian.

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Brian K. Jones
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