Learning Python in a group

windstorm likunarmstrong at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 09:48:25 CEST 2008

On Jun 23, 1:12 pm, Mensanator <mensana... at aol.com> wrote:
> On Jun 22, 5:43�am, "Jonathan Roberts" <jon... at fedoraproject.org>
> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm looking to learn Python (as my first programming language) and I'm
> > pretty sure I'd be more successful doing this with a group of other
> > people.
> > I've currently got one other person to learn with me, and we plan to
> > work remotely over the net using tools such as IM/VoiP/Gobby/WIkis
> > etc. We'd still like a few others to work with us, with a group of
> > about 5 or 6 being seen as ideal. We'd also like to find somebody to
> > act as a mentor/guide who might be happy to meet with us once every
> > couple of weeks to help keep us moving in the right direction and find
> > solutions to problems when we get really stuck!
> > Wondered if there was anybody here who might be interested in working
> > with us in either of these roles? We both have differing goals, but
> > ultimately we'd just like to get more familiar so that we can provide
> > some simple fixes to packages we maintain/scratch a few itches of our
> > own. Any one is welcome, no matter what your own aim :)
> > Would love to hear feedback, especially from anyone who's interested
> > in working with us...
> Have you considered creating your own Google Group?
> > Best,
> > Jon

Yeah, set up your personal Google group, post the address here and ask
people who want to join in sounds like a better idea rather than
asking here. Considering time-zone, I don't know how you guys
communicate with each other "real-time". So "post in group, get
discuss and reply" may make more sense.

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