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Python-URL! for January 24, 2000

Jan 24, 2000, 15:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cameron Laird)

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 06:44:38 -0600 (CST)
From: "Cameron Laird"

The 8th International Python Conference begins with much-below-freezing temperatures outside and an unprecedented growth of pre-registrants inside. Expect a *very* productive week

Christian Tismer endows Python with continuations and co-rou- tines while trimming its stack and time weight. It's even promised for a Palm

John Grayson announces the appearance of the first book focused on Tkinter

Michael P. Reilly taxonomizes four distinct approaches to dealing with a pty

Aahz March provides an example of threading which is not only suitable for beginners but even useful for Web workers[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=570016307&fmt=text

Edward Welbourne's excellent treatise on proper use of exceptions
Note Fred L. Drake's stylistic follow-up (not yet URLized)

Michael Hudson and Tim Peters preach better Python through self-discipline

jim kraai summarizes .ini knowledge beyond ConfigParser

Do your Python applications want to know operating system version information, which libc is in charge, how many processors are run- ning, and so on? M.-A. Lemburg provides answers

Telling testimony to Python's virtues (note the last sentence)

Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:'s Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia

Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources

Python Journal is at work on its second issue

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

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