learning and experimenting python.

David Froger david.froger.ml at mailoo.org
Fri Dec 30 15:46:29 EST 2016


Quoting einstein1410 at gmail.com (2016-12-30 18:50:19)
> Hello everyone,
> I am the new comer and learner of python.
> I have a doubt that when I type python and press enter it shows a prompt like
> >>>
> But why it is >>> ?
> Is there any special reason?
> Why it is not setted as @,& or any other special characters?
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Seems that it is inherited from the ABC programming langage:
    http://homepages.cwi.nl/~steven/abc/types.html

The question is now why ABC choose >>> as prompt...


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