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Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (December 10)

Dec 15, 2002, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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QOTW:  "I like Python and the Guido Python implementation because it lets
me go from problem statement to solution quickly for a wide variety of
problems... small and large."  -- George Demmy

"Start with a soft-realtime OS.  After spending a few miserable weeks on
it, you'll probably find that the apparent unfairness in your GUI app is
a shallow problem after all <0.9 wink>."  --threads-are-a-hoot-ly y'rs - tim


    Andrew Kuchling describes "What's new in 2.3".
        http://www.python.org/dev/doc/devel/whatsnew/whatsnew23.html

    Terry Reedy and others show how to think about generators
    Pythonically.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=69fd6c940b649b69 

    Martin v. Löwis has experience and definite advice for development
    of applications which involve multiple human languages.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=aa9994c7153c2c76

    People who use long integers are the sort careful to distinguish
    range() from xrange(), both semantically and pragmatically.  What
    relationship should all these have with each other?
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=1cc52c6359e68cac

    The purpose of PyRapi is to provide a simple Python
    interface to the libraries of the SynCE project.
        http://sf.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=30550&release_id=126620
        http://synce.sourceforge.net/

    Does it make Python sense to expose bytecode or the PVM?
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=b45e1469c41c01f1

    A quick class-attribute tutorial:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=73333e535f727722

    Andrew Kuchling summarizes the current pertinence of Parrot to
    Python.
        http://www.amk.ca/conceit/parrot.html


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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

    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.
        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
     
    The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com/.
    editor@pythonjournal.com and editor@pythonjournal.cognizor.com
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.

    *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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  http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Python-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python


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