Python 3 is killing Python

pyotr filipivich phamp at mindspring.com
Sat Jul 12 19:50:04 CEST 2014


Steve Hayes <hayesstw at telkomsa.net> on Sun, 01 Jun 2014 05:05:05 +0200
typed in comp.lang.python  the following:
>On Sat, 31 May 2014 15:44:46 +0300, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>
>>Steve Hayes <hayesstw at telkomsa.net>:
>>
>>> I'll leave Python 3.2 on my computer, but 2.7.5 will be the one I'm
>>> installing now. Even if I could *find* a book that deals with Python
>>> 3.x, couldn't afford to but yet another Python book.
>>
>>Unfortunately, in the computer field, if there's a book written on a
>>topic, it will most likely be out of date.
>>
>>In the 1990's, I used to buy computer books on various topics. I don't
>>think I have bought one for ten years. Either it is online or it doesn't
>>exist.
>>
>>There's enough Python material online to become a pro in it:
>
>I hate reading stuff online, and find it diffucult to learn anything with that
>method. I use MS Word 97 in preference to Libre Office wor Word 2010 (both of
>which I have) because I have a book on the first, but not on the others. I
>can't read online books in the bath or in bed. 

	Hear, hear!
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pyotr filipivich
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