[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

Re: [school-discuss] Python Class/Book

I am a big fan of How To Think like A Computer Scientist Using Python.

It is available on the web at:


On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 05:29:44PM -0400, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 01:04:46PM -0700, Robert Hopcroft wrote:
> > 
> > At http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Programming:Python is a start on a free 
> > Python book.
> <snip>
> > Bill, one can take what's already done at Wikibooks and use it as one 
> > sees fit provided one acknowledges Wikibooks and uses the same license.
> Indeed!  Thanks!  It might be a good starting point, though OTOH, I'm
> hoping to gear our stuff to the 8-12yr old crowd, so it may be best to
> just start from scratch.
> Also, numerous people have commented that they'd prefer to see something
> under one of the Creative Commons licenses, and not the GNU FDL,
> so there may be a little incompatibility there.
> Thanks for the pointers, though, I'll make a note!
> -bill!
> bill@newbreedsoftware.com            Man, some trip this turned out to be.
> http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/       All we caught is a tire, a boot,
> New Breed Software                    a tin can and this book of cliches.