Guide to: Learning Python Decorators

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Feb 10 04:22:44 CET 2012

On 2/9/2012 5:43 PM, Ian wrote:
> On 09/02/2012 21:41, Aaron France wrote:
>> How many pages is that? The amazon page conveniently left that off.
> There is an average of 5.1 chars per word in English, and usually about
> 350 words an A4 page.
> The 215K file is
> a) Compressed - typically by 60%
> b) Contains simple html and images as its source.
> c) Must contain the cover image.
> As a *very* rough guess, that means the files expands to 344K.
> Remove the cover image at 250-300kb leaves 44 to 94KB
> That is 8700 words to 18400 words or approx 25 to 50 pages.
> But that is *very* *very* rough.

The file is about 500 'locations'. The Kindle Users Guide, 3rd Ed., has 
1300, Lao Tza, the Art of War, (project Gutenberg), aaabut 2100. I read 
about half in an hour. Even knowing the material, it is slower than a novel.

Terry Jan Reedy

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