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Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (March 31)

Apr 01, 2003, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])

QOTW: "The Python people also piped [up] to say 'everything's just fine
here' but then they always do.  I really must learn that language." --
Tim Bray  http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2003/03/24/XMLisOK

"[B]y choosing a lower level language, like C++, at the start of your
project, rather than a higher level one, like Python, you ARE optimizing
WAY prematurely."  Alex Martelli


Discussion:
    A discussion about patterns for dealing with separators in a data
    stream.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=slrnb7ruo9.4ip.mlh@furu.idi.ntnu.no

    A discussion on finding the differences between elements in a list.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=69413f9.0303241331.62f0295f@posting.google.com

    A question about keeping ints in a word leads to a discussion of machine
    architectures.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=Pine.GSO.4.44.0303242212570.25419-100000@amy10.Stanford.EDU
        
    A question about replacements for strings leads to a comparision of
    regular expressions and strings for a text processing task.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3E80CE1D.1000200@NOmyrealCAPSbox.com

    Skip Montanaro provides an example of using SpamBayes to classify
    things other than mail.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1048821167.17118.python-list@python.org

Announcements:
    EuroPython 2003 remains particularly receptive to talks on "Python
    in Business".
        http://www.europython.org/Talks/callFor

    fsmGenerate.py, a Finite State Machine generator for Python is now
    available.
        http://www.rexx.com/~dkuhlman/fsmGenerate_howto.html

    Pyrex 0.6 is a language for writing Python extension modules that
    lets you mix operations on C and Python data.
        http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~greg/python/Pyrex/

    wxPyPlot 1.0 Beta is a tool for producing simple plots with wxPython.
        http://www.cyberus.ca/~g_will/wxPython/wxpyplot.html

    SCons 0.12 is a build tool written in Python.
        http://www.scons.org/

    Easibox 0.1.5 is a python tool for building distribution archives.
        http://www.cabalamat.org/oss/easibox/intro.html


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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://www.python.org/dev/summary/

    The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
        http://www.python.org/pypi/

    The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
    to all sorts of 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 Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
    that base their business on ... Python."
        http://www.python-in-business.org

    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

    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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