[Courses] [python] Lesson 1: Hello world

jmcleod jmcleod at internode.on.net
Sat Jun 18 00:37:44 UTC 2011

> 1. I'm interested in hearing what version of Python everybody is running,
>     on which operating system, distro and version. Please post your results!
>     Especially if python3 is the default, or if you have any other problems
>     running the examples.
Python 2.6.4 on Fedora 13.  Need more RAM to update to Fedora 15 :-(
> 2. Why are there two commas in
>      print "Hello,", name
>      ? What do you think the difference is between them?
First one is printed, second one I assume concatenates with a space 
between the bits being concatenated.
> 3. Anyone know why the language was named Python?
Not without googling...
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