[Tutor] Unzipping a Zip of folders that have zips within them that I'd like to unzip all at once.
__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
I make similar assumptions about questioners' skills level all the time --
and sometimes fail in a big way ;)
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