Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Dec 13 18:02:29 CET 2013


On 13/12/2013 16:43, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 3:39 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 13/12/2013 16:27, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 3:15 AM,  <wxjmfauth at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> One should recognize, with win7, MS, finally, produce
>>>> a full unicode system. Strangely, among all the "bashing"
>>>> one can read about that system, this is rarely mentioned.
>>>> (With an excellent unicode coding scheme!)
>>>
>>>
>>> [citation needed]
>>>
>>> ChrisA
>>>
>>
>> You'll have to wait until the cows come home on two counts.  One, he's never
>> yet provided any evidence to support any statement that he's ever made here.
>> Second, he's still not smart enough to stop sending double spaced google
>> crap.
>
> I don't know that it's a matter of not being smart enough. It's just
> as likely to be a deliberate choice, as that method of posting ensures
> that the quality of the style matches the quality of the substance.
>
> ChrisA
>

How can it be deliberate choice, that implies thought in the first 
place, which is highly conspicious by its absence?

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence




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