Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (March 24)
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
QOTW: "If you want to soak yourself in gasoline, go right ahead.
And if you don't, dont. But if you do, and then insist on lighting
matches ... well ... don't come crying to me..." -- Sean Ross
"God, it's amazing that Python can even raise one's telepathic
powers." -- William Park
Last week's "Python-URL!" posting leads to a discussion of the
irrational and the normal.
PyCon's begun! Sprinters are already at work.
Michele Simionato shows how to implement PEP 312, and thus PEP
308, using current python features.
A complaint about not being able to compare complex numbers to
other numbers turns into complaints about being able to compare
Oxford will host the UK Python conference 2003 on Wednesday
April 2nd and Thursday 3rd. Note that the Conference website
includes an interesting Wiki.
The behavior of shelfs in regard to changes is explored and
Pickling generators remains a challenge; a few solutions are
Boudewijn Rempt explains what's interesting about Python
mod_python 3.0.3 allows python to be better integrated with web
Discord 1.0 is a tool for converting dates from Gregorian to
Pyrexdoc is an HTML doc generator for Pyrexx modules.
Boost 1.30.0 is a library of libraries. The things included in
boost are too numerous to be listed individually, and too eclectic
to be summarised easily.
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these
Python.org's Python Language Website is the traditional center
Notice especially the master FAQ
PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the daily
Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL are
utterly different in their technologies and generally in their
announces new Python software. Be sure to scan this
newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by
Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of summarizing action on the
python-dev mailing list once every other week.
The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects
references to all sorts of Python resources.
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
that base their business on ... Python."
The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python
Consortium as an independent nexus of activity
Cetus does much of the same
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com/.
welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding of
Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.
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