README: Python-URL! - the weekly guide to Python resources (Nov 16)

Gordon McMillan gmcm at
Tue Nov 16 21:12:56 CET 1999

Python-URL! - the (approximately) weekly digest of
 news and snippets from the Python community.

 For the CORBA-inclined, there was some great news out 
 of AT&T Labs, Cambridge:
  Duncan Grisby announced omniORB, a free C++ ORB 
  conforming to the OMG's (draft) Python mappings.

 Robin Dunn announces release 2.1.11 of wxPython, 
 a wrapper for the full-featured and snappy cross-platform
 GUI wxWindows. 

 In a series of mysterious and understated messages
 an awesome new compendium of Python resource links is
 divulged: The highly
 dynamic author and maintainer can be referred to
 as "Tim Middleton", for those who are old-fashioned
 about that sort of thing.

 Jeffrey Kunce shares his configuration for doing
 a shared NT network installation of python: 

 There were a couple messages on Python in the big time:
  Paul Everitt in
  points us to an article about the merger of eGroups and  

  While Fredrik in 
   points to an article on

 Speaking of big-time, Skip Montanaro talks about the 
 configuration of one high volume Python-powered website: his
 own Musi-Cal site:

 Finally, from the "what-the?" dept., the eff-bot comments on 
 Latin-1 and other strange characters in Python:


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

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

      Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of 

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

      Python Journal is at work on its second issue

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

    Archive probing trick of the trade:


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