Pythons & Ladders

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at
Sat Mar 1 10:17:58 CET 2008

On Feb 27, 10:18 pm, Jeff Schwab <j... at> wrote:
> Benoit wrote:
> > I've been teaching myself the python language over the past few months
> > using Mark Lutz' Learning Python, 3ed.  Python is also the first
> > programming language I've ever taken up.  I find the language easy to
> > learn and rather productive in relation to the introductory course on C
> > ++ I'd begun in January for fun @ school (we're practicing dynamic
> > arrays using pointers... kill me now).
> Get a better teacher, if you can.  Please do me a personal favor:

Personal favor?  Seriously, do you have stock in a C++ support company
or something?  There's no need to take stuff like this personally.

> Don't
> hold the crappy course against C++.

C++ has so much badness to hold against it, there's no need to throw a
crappy course on top of it.

Carl Banks

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