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An Introduction to Python
by Guido van Rossum and Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Paperback (6"x9"), 124 pages
ISBN 0954161769
RRP £12.95 ($19.95)

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Publisher's Preface

This manual is part of the official reference documentation for Python, an object-oriented programming language created by Guido van Rossum.

Python is free software. The term "free software" refers to your freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. With Python you have all these freedoms.

You can support free software by becoming an associate member of the Free Software Foundation. The Free Software Foundation is a tax-exempt charity dedicated to promoting the right to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs. It also helps to spread awareness of the ethical and political issues of freedom in the use of software. For more information visit the website www.fsf.org.

The development of Python itself is supported by the Python Software Foundation. Companies using Python can invest in the language by becoming sponsoring members of this group. Donations can also be made online through the Python website. Further information is available at http://www.python.org/psf/

Brian Gough
Publisher
November 2006

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