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Python-URL! for November 28, 2000

Nov 28, 2000, 19:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Grant Edwards)

Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 09:30:14 -0600 (CST)
From: Grant Edwards
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Nov 28)

Michel Pelletier proposes enhancements to interface documentation in Zope.

Wesley Chun posts a nice summary on working with cookies.

Alex Shindich's announcement of beta 1.0 of weak reference extenstion module sparks discussion of weak references in general.[ST_rn=ps]/viewthread.xp?AN=693715905.1

Fredrik Lundh with hints on how to use os.path.walk.

Bram Stolk announces ALPY, a Python wrapper for loki's OpenAL (see which allows you to create localized sound sources (in three dimensions) by specifying a few simple things.

Jason Tishler posts instructions on building the Readline module under Win32.

Andrew Kuchling wants to know if improvements to (PEP 222) are desired.

Alex Martelli explains Python's concept of polymorphism vs. "interfaces."

Alex Martelli discusses common programming errors in Python.

Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:'s Python Language Website is the traditional center of Pythonia although bills itself as "The Python Source", which is becoming increasingly true in 2000

PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the daily python url

comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.

Andrew Kuchling writes marvelous summaries twice a month of the action on the python-dev mailing list, where the future of Python is truly determined

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources

Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity

Cetus does much of the same

Python FAQTS

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction

Python Journal is at work on its second issue

Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate

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