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Mar 19, 2001, 20:08 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Oleg Broytmann)

Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 09:20:40 -0600 (CST)
From: Oleg Broytmann
To: Dr.Dobb'
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 19)

Listen to Uche Ogbuji: "Type errors are not even close to the majority of those I make while programming in Python, and I'm quite certain that the code I've written in Python is much less buggy than code I've written in strongly-typed languages. Expressiveness, IMO, is a far better aid to correctness than artificial restrictions (see Java for the example of school-marm programming gone amok)."

Finn Bock announces Jython 2.1 alpha 1

Barry Warsaw releases Mailman 2.0.3

Aahz Maruch makes PEP 6: Patch and Bug Fix Releases

Moshe Zadka releases Numeric PEPs

Ka-Ping Yee: Python Documentation Online

Python Asynconronous HTTP Client

LUCI is a Universal Configuration Interface

American students are painfully unprepared for life after graduation (joke)

The Python Web Services Developer, Part 2

Python Web Application Tools: Zope, Webware, Quixote, Jython

Scott Hathaway announces sql2xml

Chuck Esterbrook: Using Mix-ins with Python

Robin Dunn makes _socket.pyd for Python 2.0 that includes the OpenSSL support

Zope 2.3.1 beta 2 released
A lot of bug fixes and new Btree data structures; ZCatalog upgrade recommended

Hamish Lawson annonunces ZPT, a next-generation template technology

Hot threads of the week:
This math scares me*&safe=off&ic=1&th=26a09eb0f1b8ea4a&seekd=914722604
Einstein's Riddle*&safe=off&ic=1&th=86109686c16ab447&seekd=915376443
Who's minister of propaganda this week?*&safe=off&ic=1&th=13481eebd2054e26&seekd=914450748

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 once every other week.

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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