Re: Announce: PythonD 2.2.1 Release 2.0 development platform for DOS

Discussion in 'XML' started by bdeck, Jul 25, 2003.

  1. bdeck

    bdeck Guest

    The correct link is:
    http://members.lycos.co.uk/bdeck/pythond.htm

    Sorry

    "bdeck" <> wrote in message news:...
    > Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming

    language.
    > PythonD is a 32-bit, multi-threaded, networking- and OpenGL-enabled
    > Python interpreter for DOS and Windows.
    >
    >

    ****************************************************************************
    > *******
    > ANNOUNCEMENT:
    > PythonD 2.2.1 Release 2.0 is now available for public download at:
    > http://members.lycos.co.uk
    >
    > Many additional modules are also available for download including:
    >
    > Reportlab 1.15 PDF library
    > PyHL HDF5 file format library
    > Gnome LibXML2 and LibXSLT modules (based on LibXML2 2.5.8)
    > PyXML 0.82
    > PyNumeric 23.0
    >
    > Previous versions of these PythonD modules are no longer usable,
    > as the DXE file format has changed.
    >
    >
    >
    >

    ****************************************************************************
    > *******
    > ENHANCEMENTS and FIXES over last (1.13) Release:
    >
    > PythonD now passes more that 145 tests (155 in verbose mode)
    >
    > Threading. PythonD attempts the first multi-threaded posix scripting
    > engine for DOS. Thanks to R. Dawe for his pth threads patch.
    >
    > Added PyOpenGL using Mesa 5. Some demos provided.
    >
    > Added Python Imaging Library
    >
    > Added dbmmodule
    >
    > Upgraded socketmodule with new Wattcp-32 2.2.4 release.
    >
    > New DXE format & Many additional C and Assembly tokens added to export

    list.
    >
    > re-compiled with newest DJGPP 2.0.4 alpha libraries.
    >
    > DJGPP's 'FNCASE' variable is automaticaly set to 'y' during PythonD
    > sessions.
    > This may be turned off by commenting out the appropriate lines from

    site.py.
    > This is currently only activated during NT sessions.
    >
    > 'commands' module hacked for DOS/DJGPP. Requires 'bash.exe'.
    >
    > copy_absolute() in getpath.c has been fixed for DOS-DJGPP...
    > consequently, 'sys.executable' now returns the correct value.
    >
    > *limited* library support for 8.3 OSes (pure DOS without LFN driver).
    >
    > PythonD standard library found in:
    > os.path.join(prefix, "lib", "python" + sys.version[:1])
    > the standard declaration uses 'sys.version[:3]'
    > This is for dos 8.3 compatibility (one library for both LFN and non-LFN!).
    >
    > posixpath.abspath() fixed for DOS/DJGPP.
    >
    > site.py loads error-free on non-djgpp systems.
    >
    > Networking exceptions have been added to the list kept in the errno

    module.
    >
    > Socketmodule now initializes upon module import. Requires packet driver.
    >
    > Somewhat better selectmodule build. Added select.poll() (from Wattcp).
    > Note that select.poll() is largely untested.
    >
    > Other small fixes
    >
    >
    >
    > I want to thank those whose work greatly helped to make this release
    > possible, including:
    >
    > Daniel Borca
    > Richard Dawe
    > Charles Sandmann
    >
    >
    > Regards,
    > Ben Decker
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    bdeck, Jul 25, 2003
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