Python questions help

Neil Cerutti neilc at
Mon Nov 19 15:57:49 CET 2012

On 2012-11-16, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 5:00 AM, rh
> <richard_hubbe11 at> wrote:
>> "How many people think programming skills are inherent?" i.e.
>> that some people are just born with the gift to be good
>> programmers Result: very few hands raised maybe a couple
>> (possibly non-progammers??)
> Maybe, but there's definitely something that happens close to
> birth. If your parents give you the name Chris, you're more
> likely to become a geek and a programmer.

There are people with rare talent who can program in a way that
most others can't, .e.g, Chris Sawyer. But, as Louis Moyse, a
great musician remarked: "Without hard work, talent means

Neil Cerutti

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