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Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (January 27)

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QOTW:  "I'm enjoying seeing python come out above perl and javascript."
        Aaron K. Johnson

"It is a cardinal sin of GUI scalability to incorporate the state and
services of the software wholly in the user interface.  You will go mad
from it eventually."  Chad Netzer

    Counting unique posters to usenet, including the script for doing
    the count.
    A discussion of the different Python packages for web develoment.
    How to find the element in a list of tuples with the greatest element
    in some position.
    Why there is no way to kill a thread in Python, and possible ways to
    implement that feature.
    PythonCard 0.7 - a GUI construction kit for building cross-platform
    desktiop applications.
    Free hosting for a few Python Open Source projects.
    Sybase module 0.36pre3 - an interface to the Sybase relational
    database system.
    Pyro 3.1 - the PYthon Remote Objects distributed object system written
    entirely in Python.
    PyXML 0.8.2 - the basic tools erquired for processing XML data using
    Python in one easy-to-install package.
    The first Open Source Digest article in a column devoted to exploring
    Python development. This article and the next cover SkunkWeb.
    ctypes module - a python module to create and manipulate data c
    types in Python.  A new automated mailing list supports 0.3.5,
    which works properly for Windows, Linux, and MacOS X (at least).


Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:'s Python Language Website is the traditional
    center of Pythonia
    Notice especially the master FAQ

    PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
    daily python url  
    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 results.

    comp.lang.python.announce 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.
    Partial archives are at

    The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect Python resources   

    Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
    mailing lists

    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

    Python FAQTS

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
    The online Python Journal is posted at and
    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*

    Tenth International Python Conference            

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:*

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