ANN: eGenix mx Base Distribution 3.1.1 for Python 2.6

eGenix Team: M.-A. Lemburg info at
Wed Oct 15 17:41:40 CEST 2008



           mx Base Distribution

                     Version 3.1.1 for Python 2.6

      Open Source Python extensions providing important and useful
                  services for Python programmers.

This announcement is also available on our web-site for online reading:



The mx Base Distribution for Python is a collection of
professional quality software tools which enhance Python's usability
in many important areas such as fast text searching, date/time
processing and high speed data types.

The tools have a proven record of being portable across many Unix and
Windows platforms. You can write applications which use the tools on
Windows and then run them on Unix platforms without change due to the
consistent platform independent interfaces.

Contents of the distribution:

 * mxDateTime - Date/Time Library for Python
 * mxTextTools - Fast Text Parsing and Processing Tools for Python
 * mxProxy - Object Access Control for Python
 * mxBeeBase - On-disk B+Tree Based Database Kit for Python
 * mxURL - Flexible URL Data-Type for Python
 * mxUID - Fast Universal Identifiers for Python
 * mxStack - Fast and Memory-Efficient Stack Type for Python
 * mxQueue - Fast and Memory-Efficient Queue Type for Python
 * mxTools - Fast Everyday Helpers for Python

All available packages have proven their stability and usefulness in
many mission critical applications and various commercial settings all
around the world.

* About Python:
Python is an object-oriented Open Source programming language which
runs on all modern platforms ( By integrating
ease-of-use, clarity in coding, enterprise application connectivity
and rapid application design, Python establishes an ideal programming
platform for todays IT challenges.

* About eGenix:
eGenix is a consulting and software product company focused on
providing professional quality services and products to Python
users and developers (



The 3.1.1 release of the eGenix mx Base Distribution is the latest
release of our open-source Python extensions.

Now that Python 2.6 has been released by the Python Software
Foundation, we have added pre-built binaries for all supported
platforms, currently: Windows 32-bit, Linux 32-bit, Linux 64-bit,
FreeBSD 32-bit, FreeBSD 64-bit.

Whether you are using a pre-built package or the source distribution,
installation is a simple "python install" command in all
cases. The only difference is that the pre-built packages do not
require a compiler to be installed.

For a list of changes, please refer to the eGenix mx Base Distribution
change log at

and the change logs of the various included Python packages.



The download archives and instructions for installing the packages can
be found on the eGenix mx Base Distribution page:



The eGenix mx Base package is distributed under the Public
License 1.1.0 which is a CNRI Python License style Open Source
license.  You can use the package in both commercial and
non-commercial settings without fee or charge.

The package comes with full source code



Commercial support for this product is available from
Please see

for details about our support offerings.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

Professional Python Services directly from the Source  (#1, Oct 15 2008)
>>> Python/Zope Consulting and Support ...
>>> mxODBC.Zope.Database.Adapter ...   
>>> mxODBC, mxDateTime, mxTextTools ...

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