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Python-URL! for May 9, 2000

May 10, 2000, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 18:13:46 -0500 (CDT)
From: Cameron Laird
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (May 9)

Like most significant inventions, Unicode opens more questions than it answers

SOAP is in the news

Software Carpentry announced its first-round winners

O'Reilly is sponsoring more Python content for the Web. Among the riches: Eric Hagemann's introduction to Python numerics and a hint that there might be a budget for support of the long-fantasized CPAN-like Python outpost

Yet another company based on Python is born

Dieter Maurer scripts audio CD playback and Intel scripts the IA-{32,64}'s rough equivalent of BIOS

A second Gordon demonstrates his talent for making Win*-based Python comprehensible. This case has to do with the Borland Command Line Compiler

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

eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url

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

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources

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

Python Journal is at work on its second issue

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

Archive probing trick of the trade: ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python

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