[Tutor] Unzipping a Zip of folders that have zips within them that I'd like to unzip all at once.

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Wed Sep 19 19:40:26 CEST 2012

Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> That's what we're here for! Don't be shy about asking questions.

Indeed. Also, Gregory, don't expect anything to work directly. Programming 
is mostly an iterative process where you write just a little bit of code 
before you have to stop to fix a host of bugs. Repeat until you have 
something that almost does what you intended...
> However, I have to say Peter was a bit optimistic in his assumptions about
> your general level of expertise. He mixed Python code and (probably) Linux
> shell commands and output, which probably didn't help.

Gregory introduced himself as a university lecturer, so I tacitly assumed 
that he had seen a shell window on a linux box or a mac, and would 
appreciate if he could use something familiar (globbing) in a new 
environment (python). 

I make similar assumptions about questioners' skills level all the time -- 
and sometimes fail in a big way ;)

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