Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (May 9)
May 10, 2002, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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QOTW: "the distinctive difference between PCs and other consumer
electronics is that only PCs are allowed to fail in routine use."
More and more good Python articles are making it into magazines.
ActiveState releases a free Google module for the way-cool Google
Stephen Figgins is also working in the WS area.
COM threading and the Win32 message pump make it a challenge
to program correct timeouts. Read the book.
Remember: the point about generators and other 2.x enhancements
is that they simplify coding.
'Wonder about all this "time machine" chatter? Timbot illustrates
os.system() should be simple. Sometimes we need http://www.technet.com
to keep Win* from making it otherwise.
Alex Martelli exhibits an irritation in shelve--along with a fix for it.
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
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
comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
Michael Hudson continued Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition
of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list once every
other week, into July 2001. Any volunteers to re-start this
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect Python resources
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
as an independent nexus of activity
Cetus does much of the same
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com/.
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Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
what AI can generate
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