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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
To: Dr.Dobb'
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Feb 26)

Jeremy Hylton updates PEP 227 (static scoping)
and thus starts a hot discussion
Guido van Rossum announces nested scopes in 2.1 and 2.2 optional

David Mertz announces an oops on and moves to new hosting
David Mertz: Charming Python: Getting version 2.0
David Mertz: Functional Programming in Python

Philipp wrapps's 'dot' language in Python

python powered mp3 management

Thomas Heller shows how to enter a (possibly dotted) python module name in the Emacs' minibuffer

gnome-python 1.4.0: Updated to work with the latest GtkHTML

Jerome Alet annonces new version of JAXML XML generator

Warren Postma announces event module 1.0 for better threading

Barry Warsaw updates PEP 232, Function Attributes

Amos Latteier announces Zope Directions Roadmap
Stephen Figgins: Zope's New Roadmap

Jean-Luc Fontaine creates tclpython that embeds python into tcl

Lars Marius Garshol wraps James Clark's SP SGML parser

Norbert Klamann creates a working for DCOracle 1.3.2

Marc-Andre Lemburg launches eGenix and announces that Extensions for Python 2.0

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.

Chris Gonnerman posts an example code explaining how to extend Python in C/C++

Uche Ogbuji announces "The Python Web services developer" column

Mark Hammond explains how to ensures the thread-lock is released when the function is called (SWIG)

Sean Reifschneider comtinues to think about CPAN functionality for python


Brian Lloyd announces SECURITY alert and hotfix release

Michel Pelletier announces Zope Book is now in public CVS

Hot threads of the week

locking files
Alternative iterator syntax
Comparison with Ruby
Rounding Question
import statement is case sensitive
An alternative approach to bound methods

Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:'s Python Language Website is the traditional center of Pythonia
Notice especially the master FAQ

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.

Michael Hudson continues Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list twice a month.

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect 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

Archive probing trick of the trade:

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