[Tutor] scratching my head

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Tue Aug 4 15:48:46 CEST 2015

On 8/3/2015 1:22 AM, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> That depends. This is the tutor list; we're helping Clayton debug his
> code as an aid to learning. While it's good to know about the facilities
> in the standard library, pointing him directly at fnmatch (which I'd
> entirely forgotten) is the "give a man a fish" approach to help; a magic
> black box to do the job for him.

Sometimes a fish of three or four lines that replaces a 20 line effort 
might be better considered as a solution to be teased apart and 


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