README: Python-URL! - the weekly guide to Python resources (Sep 20)

David Ascher
Tue, 21 Sep 99 07:07:03 GMT

Almost lost in a sea of messages about programming in the dark ages,
we find some gems in this week's Python universe:

    g.j. andruk (a.k.a. Meow) releases a module to speed up reading
    from files, using some of Rich $alz's INN code.  Expect 2x-5x
    speedup on standard line-at-a-time usage.

    An interesting discussion on the topic of making translatable
    strings emerges.  Thread starts at:

    Christian Tismer makes a binary installer of the XML-SIG package
    for Windows users: is announced: an effort devoted to facilitating and
    promoting the use of Python in bioinformatics   

    Damien Norton provides generic code to deal with the pesky problem
    of timeouts on sockets without using select():

    Paul Dubois announces version 2 of PyFort, a tool to interface
    Python and Fortran.

    Reminder: The Python Conference is accepting paper submissions
    until the end of the month (with special interest in Zope and
    finance expressed from various quarters):

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

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

      Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity

      Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction

      Python Journal is at work on its second issue

      Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
      what AI can generate

    Archive probing trick of the trade:

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