Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Dec 3)

Discussion in 'Python' started by Emile van Sebille, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. QOTW: "If we get 2.3.3c1 out in early December, we could release 2.3.3 final
    before the end of the year, and start 2004 with a 100% bug-free codebase
    <wink>." -- Tim Peters

    "cjOr proWe vbCould vbSettle prpFor noEnglish prpIn adjHungarian
    noNotation :)" -- noPeter


    Jack Jensen reveals that python on mac continues as an osx option only
    starting with python2.4.
    http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2003-November/040336.html

    There's an upgrade of mod_python available that addresses a potential
    httpd crash for both HTTP Server 2.0 and 1.3. See the announcement
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Core Security Technologies releases Pcapy-0.10.2, Impacket-0.9.4, and
    InlineEgg-1.02. Python developers, network administrators, penetration
    testers, vulnerability researchers and information security
    practitioners in general may find these packages useful.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Irmen de Jong finds that using dot notation in assigned module names can
    create problems when importing from within dynamically-generated
    imported code.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3fc665ad$0$1490$4all.nl

    Logan posts a HOWTO on installing Python 2.3 alongside python 2.2 on
    Fedora Core 1 Linux. The Fedora Project is a Red-Hat-sponsored open
    source project to build a complete, general purpose operating system
    exclusively from free software.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Mathew is looking for large file support for Zope/Plone.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=cINwb.14609$

    Newbie Biner gets pointers on using python to publish html content.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Ben Sizer gets tips on using pyChecker on windows.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Thomas Guettler looks for ways to convert doc/sxw to html/ps using
    pyUNO, which allows use of the standard OpenOffice.org API from python.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    ... but then finds an answer and posts it.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Paul Prescod tells that the Vancouver Python and Zope user's group will
    present an Introduction to Python on December 6, 2003
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=>

    Don't you just hate having to shutdown 300 or so PCs at say 10pm? Tim
    Howarth hits snags converting VBScript to Python.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Georgy Pruss spots a difference in dealing with 8.3 filenames between
    windows' dir and python's glob when passing dots and other meta-characters.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=uLdyb.46389$

    Phillip J. Eby announces the release of PyProtocols version 0.9.1, which
    adds a new "declaration API" that lets you easily define your own
    interfaces and adapters, and declare what adapters should be used to
    adapt what types, objects, or interfaces.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Irmen de Jong finds out what to do when you find a bug in python and/or
    write a patch.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3fc660c2$0$1492$4all.nl

    DCT Open Source announces the first release of The Python Application
    framework, which consists of a set of easy-to-use components, such as
    CORBA-support, error-handling and a GUI framework based on wxPython.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=bQ3xb.44675$-ops.be

    Brian Quinlan releases What is pyMobile?, a pure-Python library that
    allows you to communicate with a mobile phone through a serial
    connection (e.g. through Bluetooth).
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Bug fix releases omniORB 4.0.3 and omniORBpy 2.3 are now available.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Bryan Weingarten releases mpgedit Software Development Toolkit (SDK), a
    library that edits and plays MP3 files and allows developers to create
    their own MP3 editing applications.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Gerard Vermeulen announces PyQwt-3.8, a set of Python bindings for the
    Qwt C++ class library which extends the Qt framework with widgets for
    scientific and engineering applications.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Irmen de Jong announces the release of Snakelets 1.8, a simple-to-use
    web app server with dynamic pages.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3fc258a7$0$1504$4all.nl

    Stephan Diehl asks "Bug or Feature?" for behavior observed when
    subclassing from builtin types.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bpsik5$ni7$07$-online.com


    ========================================================================
    Everything Python-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in
    these pages:

    Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional
    center of Pythonia
    http://www.python.org
    Notice especially the master FAQ
    http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html

    PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
    marvelous daily python url
    http://www.pythonware.com/daily
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
    http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.

    comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
    sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce

    Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by
    Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of intelligently summarizing
    action on the python-dev mailing list once every other week.
    http://www.python.org/dev/summary/

    The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
    http://www.python.org/pypi/

    The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
    to all sorts of Python resources.
    http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/

    Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
    mailing lists
    http://www.python.org/sigs/

    The Python Business Forum "further the interests of companies
    that base their business on ... Python."
    http://www.python-in-business.org

    The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
    as an independent nexus of activity
    http://www.python.org/psf/

    Cetus does much of the same
    http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html

    Python FAQTS
    http://python.faqts.com/

    Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
    http://www.python.org/channews.rdf
    http://bootleg-rss.g-blog.net/pythonware_com_daily.pcgi
    http://python.de/backend.php
    For more, see
    http://www.syndic8.com/feedlist.php?ShowMatch=python&ShowStatus=all
    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
    http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
    http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

    The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
    and
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.

    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
    http://www.pyzine.com

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:
    http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
    http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site=groups&group=comp.lang.python.*

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    http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html (dormant)
    or
    http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Python-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python


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    Emile van Sebille, Dec 3, 2003
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  2. Emile van Sebille wrote:

    > "cjOr proWe vbCould vbSettle prpFor noEnglish prpIn adjHungarian
    > noNotation :)" -- noPeter


    While I've read noPeter's original comment, reading it here
    made me laugh *again* :) I don't know, I find this very
    funny indeed... Is that a good or a bad sign?

    btw: Thanks Emile for the Python-URL.

    --Irmen
     
    Irmen de Jong, Dec 3, 2003
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