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Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (September 17)

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."
    http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121710.html

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?"
    http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/122479.html

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


Threads
    Dealing with whitespace in XML node attribute values:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121947.html
    
    NumPy two-fer: Binary Input and exponentiate zero solutions:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121978.html
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121981.html
    
    Rational Numbers in Python? Demo, but no target for Python 2.3, and PEP 239:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121998.html
    
    Web Crawler iresources noted:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121591.html
    
    Python on WinCE issues summarized:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/122424.html
        http://www.murkworks.com/Research/Python/PocketPCPython/Overview
    
    Pickling objects for an object-relational adapter:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/122491.html
    
    Searching for sub-strings alternatives discussed:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/122270.html
    
    How to properly call a Python COM component from C#/.Net:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/122630.html
    
    Tim Peters follows up on potential speed issues parsing large data files: 
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/121646.html
    
    Stackless Python merge into Python's core trunk possibilities explained:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2002-September/122734.html
    
Software
    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
    databases. 
        http://pypgsql.sourceforge.net
    
    PyQuante 1.03 available. PyQuante is a suite of programs for writing
    quantum chemistry software. 
        http://pyquante.sourceforge.net
    
    The (standalone) Python email package version 2.3 is available.  It
    is compatible with Python 2.1.3 and Python 2.2.1.
        http://sf.net/projects/mimelib/
    
    SC-Track Roundup issue tracking system, v. 0.5 beta2 announced. 
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2002-September/001686.html
    
    Pymqi .4 released. Pymqi is a Python extension for IBM's Messaging &
    Queuing middleware, MQSeries.
        http://www.hare.demon.co.uk/pymqi/
    
    omniORB 4.0.0 and omniORBpy 2.0 release candidates available, with
    the intention to make a full release in a week or so:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2002-September/001683.html
    
    Leo (Literate Editor with Outlines) gains momentum and moves to v. 3.6:
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2002-September/001684.html
    
    The first beta release of ZODB3 (3.1b1), formerly known as StandaloneZODB :
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2002-September/001685.html
    
    Plone 1.0 goes Beta, and will be presented at OSCOM.
        http://plone.org/Members/runyaga/news/Plone-beta1.news
        http://plone.org/Members/runyaga/news/oscom2002
    
    Python 2.2.1 for DOS test release 
        http://www.delorie.com/archives/browse.cgi?p=djgpp/2002/05/19/15:30:25
    
    



    

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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  
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
         http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html 
    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.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce

    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.
        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/

    The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
    as an independent nexus of activity
        http://www.python.org/psf/

    Cetus does much of the same
        http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html

    Python FAQTS
        http://python.faqts.com/

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
        http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
        http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html
     
    The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com/.
    editor@pythonjournal.com and editor@pythonjournal.cognizor.com
    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*
        http://www.pyzine.com

    Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
    what AI can generate
        http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

    Tenth International Python Conference 
        http://www.python10.org            

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
        http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site%3Dgroups%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python.*

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