Reason #219 why you should learn english if you are a programmer

Here's pretty much the only place where you can buy Mark Summerfield's "Python 3" book in Argentina: Cúspide.

It costs $372.50 in pesos which is about $94 in dollars.

Oh, and you have to go to a book store to pick it up, or add shipping.

How much does it cost to buy that book in england and have it shipped to your door? $16. That's a whooping 17% of the local cost.

And no, it won't pay import taxes, because books are exempt.

And did I mention that the english version came out a year earlier?

So, if you don't learn english, you pay almost 6 times for the book, and wait a year.

Any programmer that doesn't know enough english is a third class citizen.


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