Python in a Nutshell -- Book vs Web

Matimus mccredie at
Fri Aug 29 00:54:58 CEST 2008

On Aug 28, 3:05 pm, "W. eWatson" <notval... at> wrote:
> I read an Amazon of Python in a Nutshell. The first edition is supposedly
> much like the web site. What web site? The second edition apparently adds
> more to the book than the web site.

O'Reilly seems to just read all of the available documentation and
regurgitate it in book form. The "in a nutshell" series being the
worst offender. Most of "Python in a Nutshell" tells you the same
information that you can find at, which is
probably "the web site" being referenced.


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