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Re: semi-ot: learning python

On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 09:35:42AM -0500, Greg Fischer wrote:
| I'd like to learn python.  I know a bit of C++ as a result of taking a
| course.

If you already know C++ you'll find python a breeze.  I really like
the language.  

The best place to start, for someone who knows programming, is the
Tutorial on python.org


Also join the tutor list


| Once I get started programming, I generally enjoy it, but when
| I don't have any definite problem to solve, I have problems motivating
| myself.  So...

Here's a problem for you :

Given an email message on stdin, remove subject and body cruft the
list manager stuck in there.  :-).  I'm trying to do this right now.



The remote desktop feature of Windows XP is really nice (and *novel*!).
As a Microsoft consultant can *remotely* disable the personal firewall
and control the system.  We'll ignore the fact that this tampering with
the firewall is not logged, and more importantly, that the firewall
isn't restored when the clowns from Redmond are done with their job.
                                                            -- bugtraq

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