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Python-URL! for January 3, 2001

Jan 03, 2001, 19:08 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Grant Edwards)

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Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2001 08:58:27 -0600 (CST)
From: Grant Edwards
To: Dr.Dobb's.Python-URL.distribution@starbase.neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 3)

Niklas Frykholm announces preliminary work on the consequential problem of practical HTML (and SGML) parsing
http://x56.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=711302528

Alex Martelli makes MediaPlayer comprehensible
http://x73.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=711305977
exemplifies htmllib use
http://x66.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=711130173
comments on use of classes and OOP
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=708325609
and announces gmpy 0.8 release for those in need of fast, high-precision arithmetic)
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=709390524

Raja S illuminates the history of exceptions pertinent to Python (those playing along at home should notice one follow-up corrects an out-of-place parenthesis)
http://x56.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=707412222

Tim Peters demonstrates how he thinks about regular expressions
http://x53.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=711103603

fgleeson reports on early experience with the Komodo preview
http://x65.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=710978812

Jeff Epler places an 'xreadlines' patch on Sourceforge: xreadlines, inspired by xrange, permits a simple 'for' loop to iterate over the contents of a file "lazily", without reading the entire file at once.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=706611199

Amy Katherine announces the Ninth International Python Conference.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=707166306

Per Kraulis announces crng 1.1: Random-number generator extension types (minor upgrade)
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=707664094

Dave Cole announces Sybase module 0.11 (Sam Rushing release) released
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=707968946

Bob Alexander starts an extensive thread on ideas for Python 2.1 [though it's too late for 2.1, maybe for 2.2? -- ed]
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=708072070

Final Call For Papers 2nd International Conference on eXtreme Programming and Flexible Processes in Software Engineering - XP2001.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=708580378

Russell Turpin posts ideas about caching name lookups.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=708902425

Pointers on sniffing HTTP traffic using proxies
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=710137006

Jerry Spicklemire responds to a question about Python vs. PHP by noting several packages that "will allow you to do "PHP/ASP-ish" things with Python".
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=709032569
and "echuck" provides a pointer to webware: another PHP-like package
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=709162756

Raymond Hettinger starts another enhancement discussions with a new year's wish-list for Python
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=709868180


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>http://www.python.org

PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the daily python url
http://www.pythonware.com/daily

comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
http://deja.com/group/comp.lang.python.announce

Andrew Kuchling writes marvelous summaries twice a month of the action on the python-dev mailing list, where the future of Python is truly determined
http://www.amk.ca/python/dev

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects 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/

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity
http://www.python.org/consortium

Cetus does much of the same
http://www.cetus-links.de/oo_python.html

Python FAQTS
http://python.faqts.com/

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction
http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py

Python Journal is at work on its second issue
http://www.pythonjournal.com

Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate
http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

Archive probing trick of the trade:
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=&DBS=2&ST=PS&defaultOp=AND&LNG=ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python

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