My first ever Python program, comments welcome

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Sun Jul 22 10:14:34 CEST 2012

On 22/07/2012 03:55, rusi wrote:
> On Jul 22, 1:10 am, Dave Angel <d... at> wrote:
>> A totally off-the-wall query.  Are you using a source control system,
>> such as git ?  It can make you much braver about refactoring a working
>> program.
> Question in a similar vein: What development environment do you use?
> My impression is that the majority of pythonistas use a non-ide editor
> like vi or emacs
> Ive been using emacs for 20 years and python-mode of emacs is very
> useful but I am increasingly concerned that emacs is refusing to move
> with the times.
> Which is why I am particularly curious how an ol Java-head finds
> eclipse+python ( )

Wouldn't describe myself as "an ol Java-head" but I disliked eclipse 10 
years ago.  I tried it again earlier this year and still disliked it. 
It's like entering a legless cart horse for the Derby or the Grand National.



Mark Lawrence.

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