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Python-URL! for August 28, 2000

Aug 29, 2000, 14:27 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Grant Edwards)

Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 14:02:54 -0500 (CDT)
From: Grant Edwards claird@neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Aug 28)

Luis Forra announces availability of Interbase database adapter Win32 binary.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=660587655

Alex Martelli, et al., on how to interface to MS-Access (and whether you actually want to).
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=660905475
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=660994748
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661065383

Fiona Czuczman posts updates to FAQTS Python Knowledge Base
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=660963425
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662182278
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662220551
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=663360876

Martijn Faassen writes up a nice summary of the "conditionally call main/test at the end of the module" method of module organization.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661196470

Andreas Jung announces PyStream - a C++ stream emulation.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661239888

Timothy O'Malley announces version 1.5 of timeoutsocket.py
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661423293

Stefan Migowsky posts a patch to send KeyboardInterrupt Exception to all threads in a Win32 embedded interpreter.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661481024

Colin announces version 1.0.0 of maillist.py - a mailing list manager.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661525880

Guido Van Rossum on the license for Python 1.6.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661712995

David Ascher announces 1.6 beta release of ActivePython - an easy-to-use binary Python distribution.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661762539

Tim Peters posts [PEP 223] Change the Meaning of x Escapes.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661806865

Robin Dunn announces wxPython 2.2.1 for Python 1.5.2 and 1.6b1.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=661833845

Stephen R. Figgins seeks Python news informants for weekly column.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662052314

Andrew Dalke announces Martel-0.2 - a parser generator.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662171006

JP Schnapper-Caseras on Ocularis - A Linux Distribution for the visually impaired: volunteers needed.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662195257

M.-A. Lemburg posts [PEP 224] Attribute Docstrings
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662392279

Alex Martelli provides an example of building an extension using VC++6 and Python 1.6b1.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662569748

Robert Kern announces Clifford Algebra module for Python.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662575210

Jürgen Hermann announces MoinMoin 0.2 - a collaborative hypertext environment
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662908139
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=662909241

Robert Roebling announces wxDesigner 1.1, a commercial RAD tool for wxWindows and wxPython
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=663411983


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

PythonWare complements this digest with the daily python url
http://www.pythonware.com/daily

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/

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

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&maxh its=100&groups=comp.lang.python

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http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-URL%21

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