Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Tue Dec 17 15:54:41 CET 2013

In article <mailman.4286.1387291924.18130.python-list at python.org>,
 Neil Cerutti <neilc at norwich.edu> wrote:

> On 2013-12-17, Steven D'Aprano
> <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> > I would really like to see good quality statistics about bugs
> > per program written in different languages. I expect that, for
> > all we like to make fun of COBOL, it probably has few bugs per
> > unit-of-useful-work-done than the equivalent written in C.

Well, there was that little Y2K thing...

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