Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 5)

Discussion in 'Python' started by Emile van Sebille, Jan 6, 2004.

  1. QOTW: "Name me any product (except maybe TeX) that was mature at version
    1.0. I remember using Visual Basic at v1.0 and it definitely wasn't
    mature..."
    -- Alan Gauld on the maturity of IDLE

    "Most Python users don't know C, and will never see the C implementation."
    -- Tim Peters


    Rob Hughes wishes all a Happy New Year in a multilingual piece of code.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Art Haas announces the eleventh development release of PythonCAD, a
    fully scriptable drafting program written in python.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Daniel Pryde gets some ideas on optimizing a best match searching
    algorithm.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=a0YHb.5354$

    Barry A. Warsaw releases Mailman 2.1.4, a bug fix release that also
    contains support for four new languages: Catalan, Croatian, Romanian,
    and Slovenian.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Oh Kyu Yoon asks how to implement plots from scipy, chaco, etc into
    wxPython widget.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bt04a4$2e3$

    Bjorn Stabell announces the creation of Python and Zope/Plone Chinese
    Forums.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    hokieghal99 asks Is Python Mac Centric?
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bss8qn$mb7$

    Greg Lindstrom gets help monitoring an MS Exchange mailbox.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Tim Churches and Adam Twardoch point out articles that may require a
    revision in the Guinness Book of World Records.
    -- http://news.independent.co.uk/world/asia/story.jsp?story=476931
    -- http://www.wftv.com/news/2732086/detail.html

    Peter Astrand solicits comments on PEP 324, a proposal to introduce a
    new POSIX process module popen5.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Mike gets help with a problem building on BeOS.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=NLhJb.31440$I07.78784@attbi_s53

    Black asks about implementing undo and redo using tkinter.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Roger Jack is looking for the best tool for templating source code files
    and then generating python code.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Randall Smith needs a way to convert a datetime string of unknown format
    to a python datetime object.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=MnIJb.33778$

    Robert Brewer updates his recur.py, then later provides an example of
    using recur.interval with threading.Timer.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=

    Hye-Shik Chang announces Anonfunc 1.0, a C extension module that creates
    anonymous functions based on operator overloading.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=

    Francois releases Allout-Vim 040103, a tool that eases the handling of
    Allout files from within a Python-enabled Vim.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=


    ========================================================================
    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.*

    Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
    http://www.ddj.com/topics/pythonurl/
    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, Jan 6, 2004
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