Correction: Forget what the eff-bot said in last week's URL. Consortium member Advanced Simulation Technology, Inc (ASTi) has its website at: http://www.asti-usa.com/
A new SIG has been established: all kinds of Python compilers and Python analysis tools will be discussed on the compiler-sig: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=583755581 http://www.python.org/sigs/compiler-sig/
More SPAM8 conference coverage:
Jeff Shelton (of zopeNewbies fame) covers the zope track in more detail: http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2000/01/25 (tuesday) http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2000/01/26 (wednesday) http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2000/01/27 (thursday)
Ka-Ping Yee took notes during the compiler session on developer's day: http://www.python.org/sigs/compiler-sig/dev-day-notes.txt
Talking about conferences, Paul Everitt notices that it's now 6 years since SPAM1: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=585046812
Quite a noisefest on comp.lang.python this week; if you're interested in why Python really needs a new syntax, check out the newsgroup archives. If not, read on.
Neel Krishnaswami improves the signal-to-noise ratio by posting half-a-dozen "real problems with today's Python": http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=583770349
Barry Warsaw tells prospective CPython hackers how to configure emacs' cc-mode: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=584320718
Warren Postma ports Python to Phar Lap TNT: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=584219526
Greg Ewing announces Plex 0.1, a flexible tokenizer tool: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=582911825 http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/%7Egreg/python/Plex
Jon Udell writes about Python from a Perl perspective. http://www.byte.com/feature/BYT20000201S0001
Will Python 3000 (aka Py3K, formerly known as 2.0) break existing programs? http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=584428737
Finally, Robert Wentworth notices that Python's now being talked about in the wonderful world of fashion: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=584887423
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:
Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia http://www.python.org
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
Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources http://www.vex.net/%7Ex/parnassus/
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
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