Feedback wanted on programming introduction (Python in Windows)

Richard Heathfield rjh at see.sig.invalid
Thu Oct 29 04:41:25 CET 2009

In <MPG.255246264331509a989682 at>, Dann 
Corbit wrote:

> You can read PDF with the ghostscript stuff or the free Adobe stuff.

Agreed. But why should you have to?

> A man who cannot read .pdf or .ps in today's computer science world
> is a crippled man (IMO-YMMV).

A man who doesn't particularly enjoy relying on proprietary non-text 
formats, however, is not crippled, just cautious.

A man who cannot express what he needs to express /without/ resorting 
to .pdf format is computer-illiterate.


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