[Courses] Courses Digest, Vol 61, Issue 13
kathryn.linux at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 17:28:46 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 12:01 AM, Emily <emilyyrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> ================= Homework =========================
> Normally I'll have programming assignments for homework -- some easy,
> some harder. But for this first lesson, I just have a few questions.
> Post your answers to the list -- if someone beats you do it, don't
> worry about it, you're not being graded on who answers.
> 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'm on ubuntu 10.10 running python 2.6.6
OS 10.6, with python 2.6.1 I have Fedora 15 and XP VMs with 2.7.?
> 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 print, and the second to indicate a seperate
First one is grammatical and will be printed as part of the print
statement. Second one, best guess is it separates the print statement from
the variable name.
> 3. Anyone know why the language was named Python?
> Not a clue :p
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