Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Nov 30)
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Tue Nov 30 16:22:26 EST 1999
Noteworthy items this week from Pythondom:
Michael Stroeder announces pyCA-0.6.2 - a set of
scripts and CGI-BIN programs written in Python for
setting up and running a certificate authority using
Sean Reifschneider announces sockserv, a SMTP/NNTP/POP-
like server module that makes it easy to create command /
response type servers.
Tony Ibbs announces v0.3 for his metalanguage for
[Note: mxTextTools features an unusual and extremely
fast parsing engine with an incomprehensible API; Tony
has been slowly chipping away at making the interface
non-hostile for a year or so.]
Mike Fletcher posts mandelbrot.py
which shows off both wxPython and the Numeric extensions.
The subject of automatic garbage collection returns, this
time with a practical cast: Fredrik Lundh on how it would
James Logajan on why he prefers the current approach:
And finally, Bijan Parsia gives pointers to some modern
GC implementations that should ease James' concerns.
Tim Peters exposes his impractical bent, and shows that an
apparently simple "lottery" game isn't so simple:
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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