Geezer learns python

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Mar 5 00:27:07 CET 2014

On 04/03/2014 23:03, 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

You might feel more comfortable on the tutor mailing list

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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