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Mar 19, 2002, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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QOTW:  [Cross Platform Environment Tips]  "I'd really recommend that
you vary quite frequently your tune selection (there's some good
Internet radio stations if your mp3 collection isn't large enough).
There's nothing worse than ruining a great CD because hearing it
reminds you of some awful project you worked on." - Dave Brueck
http://groups.google.com/groups?start=175&hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&oe=ISO-8859-1
&group=comp.lang.python&selm=mailman.1015952421.10168.python-list%40python.org

"I'm pretty sure it's because the hobbits were all wiped out after
Sauron rose again and conquered Middle Earth, imposing the Unified
Mordorian Calendar system across much of the planet until the changes
made by Pope Gregory in 1582." - Peter Hansen


    PEP 279 updates Enhanced Generators.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?start=175&hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1
&oe=ISO-8859-1&group=comp.lang.python&selm=mailman.1015961402.6720.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    Now version 1.6
        http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0279.html

    NormalDate 1.2 Released! Historical Calendar Discussion Ensues.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1
&oe=ISO-8859-1&threadm=Xns91D08815184B2svenaxelssonbokochwe%40212.37.1.234
&prev=/groups%3Fnum%3D25%26hl%3Den%26ie%3DISO-8859-1%26oe%3DISO-8859-1%26group
%3Dcomp.lang.python%26start%3D150

    python 2.2 bug encounter
        http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1
&oe=ISO-8859-1&frame=right&th=bd7e08291b334261&seekm=3C8E54C4.7030506
%40livinglogic.de#link1

    print to stream to multiple objects:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&oe=ISO-8859-1
&threadm=mailman.1015962446.10330.python-list%40python.org&prev=/groups
%3Fnum%3D25%26hl%3Den%26ie%3DISO-8859-1%26oe%3DISO-8859-1%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python%26start%3D175

    Text Indexing and compression discussion
        http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&oe=ISO-8859-1
&threadm=mailman.1015976905.21484.python-list%40python.org&prev=/groups
%3Fnum%3D25%26hl%3Den%26ie%3DISO-8859-1%26oe%3DISO-8859-1%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python%26start%3D150

   A thread on an English thesaurus and dictionary for python is
   particularly cool.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=3c477063910da12e

    Vinay Sajip proposes a standard logging module for Python.
       http://www.red-dove.com/python_logging.html
        http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0282.html

    The secret labs releases Python Imaging Library, v1.1.3.  "Version
    1.1.3 adds distutils build scripts, improved resampling, screen
    grabbing support (windows only), and more."
        http://www.pythonware.com/products/pil/

    Lars Gustäbel's tarfile module provides a zipfile-like interface
    for reading and writing TAR files.
        http://www.gustaebel.de/lars/tarfile/

    David Mertz posts an early draft of his book in progress,
    Text Processing in Python.
        http://gnosis.cx/TPiP/

    PythonCard 0.6.4 "includes walkthroughs to get you started with
    PythonCard, an improved layout editor..., and new samples that use
    SOAP and XML-RPC (Blogger API)."
        http://pythoncard.sourceforge.net/

    Mike C. Fletcher calculates sunrise and sunset times.
        http://members.rogers.com/mcfletch/programming/sunriseset.py

    Yet another conversation on Embedding Python in Server Side Web
    Development, this one someone without early mention of Zope *or*
    the recent ASP articles.
       http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&oe=ISO-8859-1
&threadm=23891c90.0203130444.3d8a1a3b%40posting.google.com&prev=/groups
%3Fnum%3D25%26hl%3Den%26ie%3DISO-8859-1%26oe%3DISO-8859-1%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python
%26start%3D150

    Grant Edwards' question on packaging ends with an inspiring testimonial.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&oe=ISO-8859-1
&frame=right&th=16b685ee49ea98f2&seekm=slrna8qr56.16e.grante%40tuxtop.visi.com#link19

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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
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
         http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.

    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 continued Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition
    of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list once every
    other week, into July 2001.  Any volunteers to re-start this
    valuable series?
        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/

    The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
    as an independent nexus of activity
        http://www.python.org/psf/

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

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

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
        http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
        http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
        http://www.pyzine.com

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

    Tenth International Python Conference
        http://www.python10.org

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
        http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site%3Dgroups%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python.*

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