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Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Feb 26)

Feb 26, 2001, 21:37 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Oleg Broytmann)

Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 15:18:35 -0600 (CST)
From: Oleg Broytmann phd@phd.russ.ru
To: Dr.Dobb's.Python-URL.distribution@starbase.neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Feb 26)

Jeremy Hylton updates PEP 227 (static scoping)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124981
and thus starts a hot discussion

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/messagesearch?query=Update%20to%20PEP%20227%20%28static%20scoping%29
Guido van Rossum announces nested scopes in 2.1 and 2.2 optional
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2001-February/030681.html

David Mertz announces an oops on gnosis.cx/publish/ and moves to new hosting
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2001-February/030550.html
David Mertz: Charming Python: Getting version 2.0
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-py20.html?dwzone=linux
David Mertz: Functional Programming in Python
http://gnosis.cx/publish/programming/charming_python_13.txt

Philipp wrapps www.graphviz.org's 'dot' language in Python
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124396

python powered mp3 management
http://mpy3.thelocust.org/

Thomas Heller shows how to enter a (possibly dotted) python module name in the Emacs' minibuffer
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124525

gnome-python 1.4.0: Updated to work with the latest GtkHTML
http://www.daa.com.au/~james/gnome/

Jerome Alet annonces new version of JAXML XML generator
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124939

Warren Postma announces event module 1.0 for better threading
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124830

Barry Warsaw updates PEP 232, Function Attributes
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124789

Amos Latteier announces Zope Directions Roadmap
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2001-February/000673.html
Stephen Figgins: Zope's New Roadmap
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/python/2001/02/22/pythonnews.html

Jean-Luc Fontaine creates tclpython that embeds python into tcl
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2001-February/030652.html

Lars Marius Garshol wraps James Clark's SP SGML parser
http://www.garshol.priv.no/download/software/pysp/

Norbert Klamann creates a working setup.py for DCOracle 1.3.2
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/124940

Marc-Andre Lemburg launches eGenix and announces that Extensions for Python 2.0
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2001-February/000679.html

Computer scientists at Endeavors Technology have successfully developed a highly optimized, open source port of Python to the Palm OS(R) platform to stimulate interest in creating Python-based applications for Palm(TM) handheld computers and other devices that use the Palm operating system.
http://sf-web1.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/f_headline.cgi?day0/210540113&ticker=
http://www.endeavors.com/pippy/

Chris Gonnerman posts an example code explaining how to extend Python in C/C++
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125374

Uche Ogbuji announces "The Python Web services developer" column
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125405

Mark Hammond explains how to ensures the thread-lock is released when the function is called (SWIG)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125473

Sean Reifschneider comtinues to think about CPAN functionality for python
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125510

Zope
----

Brian Lloyd announces SECURITY alert and hotfix release
http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope/2001-February/084053.html

Michel Pelletier announces Zope Book is now in public CVS
http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope/2001-February/084061.html

Hot threads of the week


locking files
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=e046814cf6e52ae3&seekd=917102346
Alternative iterator syntax
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=f90597b5cb186d16&seekd=917023515
Comparison with Ruby
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=105b832cf34cd872&seekd=916928222
Rounding Question
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=d054718b0b4ad260&seekd=916921447
import statement is case sensitive
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=24e0f1d3ddcb2ac5&seekd=916916940
An alternative approach to bound methods
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=307b2dd2b5d6bc3f&seekd=916902767


Everything 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 daily python url
http://www.pythonware.com/daily

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

Michael Hudson continues Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list twice a month.
http://starship.python.net/crew/mwh/summaries/
http://www.amk.ca/python/dev

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect 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/

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

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://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html
or
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Python-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python

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