[Courses] [python] Lesson 1: Hello world
kjh at flyballdogs.com
Sat Jun 18 13:18:17 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 2.7.1 on Fedora 15. Python 3.2.1 is available as python3 in the
repositories if you would rather that I use that.
>> 2. Why are there two commas in
>> print "Hello,", name
>> ? What do you think the difference is between them?
The first one is part of the string literal to be printed and the 2nd
is an argument separator.
>> 3. Anyone know why the language was named Python?
So that it would have a cool cover when O'Reilly inevitably published a
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