[Courses] [python] Lesson 1: Hello world
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Sat Jun 18 07:49:12 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 --version
Although version 3.1 is installed.
===> lsb_release -d
Description: openSUSE 11.2 (x86_64)
> 2. Why are there two commas in
> print "Hello,", name
> ? What do you think the difference is between them?
First comma, within double quotes, is part of the first expression/string,
and will be printed as is. The second comma separates the first from the
I noticed Akkana that you used double quotes. Does Python handle quotes
> 3. Anyone know why the language was named Python?
Did not know.
Found answer here: http://www.python.org/doc/essays/foreword/ :-)
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