Geezer learns python

Tobiah toby at
Wed Mar 5 00:05:52 CET 2014

On 03/04/2014 03:03 PM, notbob wrote:
> I'm trying to learn python.  I'm doing it via Zed Shaw's Learn Python
> the Hard Way.  Sure enough, 16 lessons in and I've run aground.  Is it
> OK for a painfully stupid ol' fart to ask painfully stupid noob
> questions, here?  I'm a long time usenet fan and prefer it to irc.
> I've run Slackware for many yrs and know jes enough bash to get the
> drift of a slack script, but am no programmer, not by any stretch of
> the imagination.  I really wanna succeed on this one and have signed
> up for an online python class from Rice U.  I'd like to finish Zed's
> tutorial by the 24th of this month.  I'm retired, so have the time to
> burn.  Thnx.  ;)
> nb

All are welcome here.  Try to narrow down the focus of the
question, and where applicable, post source code and program

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