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Python-URL! for July 31, 2000

Jul 31, 2000, 19:37 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Grant Edwards)

Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 11:21:57 -0500 (CDT)
From: Grant Edwards ge@nowhere.none
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 31)

David Bolen points out a handy module that inserts variable values into strings in a manner familiar to Perl and Tcl users.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=650354223

Sam Penrose provides further thoughts on the task of substituting variable values into strings.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651273994

Kirby Urner posts information about and links to pages on object-oriented programming in math education.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651880378

Corran Webster is working on a module that allows Python programmers to define and verify module interfaces.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651945388

Irmen de Jong announces version 1.3 of Pyro (Python Remote
Objects): a distributed object system for Python.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652523377

Huaiyu Zhu announces version 0.3.0 of MatPy (Matrix package for
Python).
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652523377

Guido van Rossum posts a link to slides from a talk given at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention and hints at release plans for 1.6, 2.0, and plans for moving python.org to a site hosted by VA Linux.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651193292

Guido van Rossum says that the Python license confusion will soon get resolved.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652018497
Tim Peters provides a widely-applauded update on the CNRI license situation.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652656579 Peter Schneider-Kamp works on an open letter to CNRI requesting clarification on the license situation.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652756204

Michael Ströder announces version 0.7.8 of web2ldap.py: a full-featured LDAPv2+ client written in Python designed to run as a web gateway.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652417316

David Bolen opens a discussion about changes to the Win32pipe module expected to be released in Python 2.0.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=647993294

PythonWare announces availability of evaluation copies of version 1.0.1 of the PythonWorks IDE.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651786626

Cameron Laird keeps an eye on Perl developments at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651804443
And Dan Kuchler provides additional comments and another link on Perl developments.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=651804443

Greg Weeks looks up cites for the never-ending discussion over what to call Python's assignment and parameter passing model.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652560546

Grant Munsey notes that Adobe is working on Python plug-ins for Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652236129

Timothy O'Mally provides a module that can set the timeout values for TCP sockets.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=652595989


Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:

Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia
http://www.python.org

eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url
http://hem.passagen.se/eff/url.htm

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

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity
http://www.python.org/consortium

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources
http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/

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

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction
http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py

Python Journal is at work on its second issue
http://www.pythonjournal.com

Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate
http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

Archive probing trick of the trade:
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=&DBS=2&ST=PS& defaultOp=AND&LNG=ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-URL%21

Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.
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-- The Python-URL! Team--

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