[Tutor] will the book remain good?

Remco Gerlich scarblac@pino.selwerd.nl
Sun, 16 Apr 2000 10:56:23 +0200

On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 03:27:17PM +0300, tf@malcolmsmith.net wrote:
> I have the book, "Learning Python", but have not had the time to
> delve into it very much yet.  Should I "hurry", since new versions
> of Python are in the works?  I suspect that the "old" book will
> remain a good tutorial, but I wanted to check.  will 1.6 and beyond
> render "Learning Python" obsolete?

No, not at all. There are a few new things in 1.6 that Learning Python
obviously doesn't cover, but everything in the book will still work, AFAIK.
When 1.6 final will be out in a month or two, just look at the changes list
to see what they are.

Python doesn't change much between versions.

Remco Gerlich,  scarblac@pino.selwerd.nl