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Sep 18, 2002, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])

QOTW:  "that was the original poster's point.  When you start side
scrolling it i=s=20 time to refactor."

Robert Oschler: "If Peter Piper pickles a peck of Python packages, can
he pack the pickled Python peckers in a proper packing place?"
Greg Ewing: "Will such suitably squashed SQLed strings satisfy?"

"The changes to Python are also so small now, that it doesn't matter if
it will be merged or not."  Christian Tismer

    Dealing with whitespace in XML node attribute values:
    NumPy two-fer: Binary Input and exponentiate zero solutions:
    Rational Numbers in Python? Demo, but no target for Python 2.3, and PEP 239:
    Web Crawler iresources noted:
    Python on WinCE issues summarized:
    Pickling objects for an object-relational adapter:
    Searching for sub-strings alternatives discussed:
    How to properly call a Python COM component from C#/.Net:
    Tim Peters follows up on potential speed issues parsing large data files:
    Stackless Python merge into Python's core trunk possibilities explained:
    pyPgSQL v.2.2 has been released. This is a bug fix release for v.2.1.
    PyPgSQL is a Python DB-API 2.0 compliant interface to PostgreSQL
    PyQuante 1.03 available. PyQuante is a suite of programs for writing
    quantum chemistry software.
    The (standalone) Python email package version 2.3 is available.  It
    is compatible with Python 2.1.3 and Python 2.2.1.
    SC-Track Roundup issue tracking system, v. 0.5 beta2 announced.
    Pymqi .4 released. Pymqi is a Python extension for IBM's Messaging &
    Queuing middleware, MQSeries.
    omniORB 4.0.0 and omniORBpy 2.0 release candidates available, with
    the intention to make a full release in a week or so:
    Leo (Literate Editor with Outlines) gains momentum and moves to v. 3.6:
    The first beta release of ZODB3 (3.1b1), formerly known as StandaloneZODB :
    Plone 1.0 goes Beta, and will be presented at OSCOM.
    Python 2.2.1 for DOS test release



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  
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python. 
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.

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

    Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by 
    Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson 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

    The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
    as an independent nexus of activity

    Cetus does much of the same

    Python FAQTS

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
    The online Python Journal is posted at and
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.

    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*

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

    Tenth International Python Conference            

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:*

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