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Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Feb 14)

Feb 14, 2001, 20:17 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 10:19:24 -0600 (CST)
From: Oleg Broytmann phd@phd.russ.ru
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 (Feb14)

Google.com buys Deja archives. All links change!
http://groups.google.com/groups?q=group:comp.lang.python&start=30&hl=en&lr=&safe=off&rnum=35&seld=926663091&ic=1

Suchandra Thapa starts a long thread on creating a CPAN-like service for Python
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&th=6202938a19f67d9b&thn=CPAN+functionality+for+python&ic=1&seekd=927216290

Steven D. Arnold announces the release of pure-Python encryption tools
http://groups.google.com/groups?q=group:comp.lang.python&start=20&hl=en&lr=&safe=off&rnum=30&seld=926624071&ic=1

Barry Pederson releases a Python-powered QuakeWorld dedicated server
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=c01ded3a01dfc324&thn=QuakeWorld+Python+1.0&seekd=926538529

In a thread dedicated to boolean COM properties Mark Hammond explains PyTrue and PyFalse
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&ic=1&th=1cd0ed3943dead44&thn=Setting+boolean+COM+properties&seekd=926499672


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
Notice especially the master FAQ
http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html

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 collect 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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http://purl.org/thecliff/python/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.python%20Python-UR

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