[Courses] [python] Lesson 1: Hello world

Tung Dao tungd at live.com
Sat Jun 18 04:26:33 UTC 2011

> ================= Homework =========================
> 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.

I am on 2.6.5 on Mac OS X 10.6.6

> 2. Why are there two commas in
>    print "Hello,", name
>    ? What do you think the difference is between them?

The one inside double quotes is part of the printed text, and I guess the
one is used to separate between arguments passed to the print command.

> 3. Anyone know why the language was named Python?

No idea.
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