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Re: [school-discuss] Re: OSS license for a book?

On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 10:05:19AM -0400, James Allen wrote:
> > I've been considering writing a short book (aimed at young children)
> > that introduces programming using Python.
> I like this idea. Python is an excellent first language and I
> know young children who would like to learn to program but get
> frustrated looking at most docs and/or books.

Having finished a nice flame on using indentation in education vs
production, I can only suggest that it's somehow shown that good
programming style has good indentation indeed but also some more
important things like *idea* readability, not text one only.

So that those who get frustrated with floating tab lenghts and
all sorts of violence around it wouldn't abandon good *idea*
behind proper indentation while giving up on Python.

Just my EUR.02 :-)

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