Do any of you recommend Python as a first programming language?

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sun Mar 23 09:14:49 CET 2008

On Sat, 22 Mar 2008 23:15:00 -0700, John Nagle wrote:

> That's some professor inventing his very own variation on predicate
> calculus and writing a book using his own notation and terminology.
> There's no sign of footnotes or references to prior work.  The notation
> doesn't seem to do anything not previously possible; it's just
> different.

You say that as if it were unusual in maths circles :)


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