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Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 14:02:54 -0500 (CDT)
From: Grant Edwards
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Aug 28)

Luis Forra announces availability of Interbase database adapter Win32 binary.

Alex Martelli, et al., on how to interface to MS-Access (and whether you actually want to).

Fiona Czuczman posts updates to FAQTS Python Knowledge Base

Martijn Faassen writes up a nice summary of the "conditionally call main/test at the end of the module" method of module organization.

Andreas Jung announces PyStream - a C++ stream emulation.

Timothy O'Malley announces version 1.5 of

Stefan Migowsky posts a patch to send KeyboardInterrupt Exception to all threads in a Win32 embedded interpreter.

Colin announces version 1.0.0 of - a mailing list manager.

Guido Van Rossum on the license for Python 1.6.

David Ascher announces 1.6 beta release of ActivePython - an easy-to-use binary Python distribution.

Tim Peters posts [PEP 223] Change the Meaning of x Escapes.

Robin Dunn announces wxPython 2.2.1 for Python 1.5.2 and 1.6b1.

Stephen R. Figgins seeks Python news informants for weekly column.

Andrew Dalke announces Martel-0.2 - a parser generator.

JP Schnapper-Caseras on Ocularis - A Linux Distribution for the visually impaired: volunteers needed.

M.-A. Lemburg posts [PEP 224] Attribute Docstrings

Alex Martelli provides an example of building an extension using VC++6 and Python 1.6b1.

Robert Kern announces Clifford Algebra module for Python.

Jürgen Hermann announces MoinMoin 0.2 - a collaborative hypertext environment

Robert Roebling announces wxDesigner 1.1, a commercial RAD tool for wxWindows and wxPython

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

PythonWare complements this digest with the 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

Cetus does much of the same

Python FAQTS

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: its=100&groups=comp.lang.python

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