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Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 12)

Mar 12, 2001, 20:27 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 07:35:32 -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 (Mar 12)

Guido van Rossum announces Python Software Foundation
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-06-2001/0001442061&EDATE=

Reports from The Ninth International Python Conference
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/127037
http://www.amk.ca/python/writing/ipc9.html
http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2001/03/06
http://python.oreilly.com/news/pythonday1_0301.html
http://python.oreilly.com/news/pythonday2_0301.html
http://python.oreilly.com/news/pythonday3_0301.html

wxPython = Python + wxWindows
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-wxpy/?dwzone=linux?open&l=252,t=gr,p=wxPython

PythonWare PY20 distribution for Windows and Linux (rpm) Includes PythonWare Image Library 1.1.1, PythonWare Sound Toolkit, Tkinter 8.3.2, SOAPLIB, XML-RPC, and more
http://www.pythonware.com/products/python/index.htm

PyTREX is a Python implementation of TREX, an XML schema language
http://pytrex.sourceforge.net/

D'Arcy J.M. Cain merges PyGreSQL into PostgreSQL tree
http://www.postgresql.org/mhonarc/pgsql-announce/2001-03/msg00001.html

Andy Dustman moves MySQLdb to SourceForge
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=70801

Rafal Smotrzyk posts python cgi syntax highlighter
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126756

Jean-Luc Fontaine releases tclpython-2.0
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/127517

David Mertz annonces preliminary releases of sql2dtd.py and sql2xml
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/127572

Zope:

Security alert and hotfix
http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope-announce/2001-March/000385.html

Hot threads of the week:

The demise of 'from foo import *' and its implications
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python.*&safe=off&ic=1&th=239b31b698e5477f&seekd=918627400

I come to praise .join, not to bury it
http://groups.google.com/groups?num=25&lr=&group=comp.lang.python.*&safe=off&th=f5fa895f69b1b7c0&ic=1&seekd=918606249

Can Python replace Visual Basic? Should it?
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python.*&safe=off&ic=1&th=68d5c86d6069b39f&seekd=917743230

Can anyone recomend a good intoduction to C
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&safe=off&th=555b54918c7bb1de&ic=1&seekd=918083102

learning C
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python.*&safe=off&ic=1&th=8368cac8a98ecb9c&seekd=916271275

Urgent Question about Python licensing
http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python.*&safe=off&ic=1&th=1c57c3a40ae385a2&seekd=915908166


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://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce

Michael Hudson continues Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list once every other week.
http://starship.python.net/crew/mwh/summaries/
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://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100

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