README: Python-URL! - the weekly guide to Python resources (Sep 27)
Thu, 30 Sep 99 06:38:35 GMT
Python grows up in several ways this week:
The standard Python documentation is available in book form by
toExcel.com, and the royalties go to the PSA. According to Guido
they're nicely done.
Barry Warsaw releases JPython 1.1b3, which once again allows
optional access to non-public Java class members.
Comp.lang.python.announce is flooded by announcements of new
Greg Ewing implements the extended call syntax that Guido had
agreed to consider for 1.6 (he wins the grammar-hacker award of
In a thread on Donn Cave, master of fork & friends, points us to
his tool to invoke shell commands on Unix and get the output.
The IDLE part of the CVS tree is now mirrored nightly, for those
who want IDLE but don't care for the rest of the Python CVS tree.
Dr. Dobb's Journal's Python Resource CD-ROM is a nice collection
of Python distributions, tools, software, documentation and articles
The Python-URL! and Tcl-URL! archives are back, thanks to Jean-Claude
Reminder: The Python Conference is accepting paper submissions
until the end of the month.
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:
Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia
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
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
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