README: Python-URL! - the weekly guide to Python resources (Sep 27)

David Ascher
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, 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
    the month!).

    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:'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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