Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Feb 15)

Fredrik Lundh effbot at telia.com
Tue Feb 15 22:54:08 CET 2000


Correction: Forget what the eff-bot said in last week's URL.
Consortium member Advanced Simulation Technology, Inc
(ASTi) has its website at:
    http://www.asti-usa.com/

    A new SIG has been established: all kinds of Python compilers
    and Python analysis tools will be discussed on the compiler-sig:
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=583755581
        http://www.python.org/sigs/compiler-sig/


    More SPAM8 conference coverage:

    Jeff Shelton (of zopeNewbies fame) covers the zope track in more
    detail:
        http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2000/01/25 (tuesday)
        http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2000/01/26 (wednesday)
        http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/2000/01/27 (thursday)

    Ka-Ping Yee took notes during the compiler session on developer's
    day:
        http://www.python.org/sigs/compiler-sig/dev-day-notes.txt

    Talking about conferences, Paul Everitt notices that it's now
    6 years since SPAM1:
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=585046812

    Quite a noisefest on comp.lang.python this week; if you're
    interested in why Python really needs a new syntax, check out
    the newsgroup archives.  If not, read on.

    Neel Krishnaswami improves the signal-to-noise ratio by
    posting half-a-dozen "real problems with today's Python":
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=583770349

    Barry Warsaw tells prospective CPython hackers how to configure
    emacs' cc-mode:
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=584320718

    Warren Postma ports Python to Phar Lap TNT:
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=584219526

    Greg Ewing announces Plex 0.1, a flexible tokenizer tool:
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=582911825
        http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~greg/python/Plex

    Jon Udell writes about Python from a Perl perspective.
        http://www.byte.com/feature/BYT20000201S0001

    Will Python 3000 (aka Py3K, formerly known as 2.0) break
    existing programs?
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=584428737

    Finally, Robert Wentworth notices that Python's now being
    talked about in the wonderful world of fashion:
        http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=584887423


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Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:

      Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia
          http://www.python.org

      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
          http://www.python.org/consortium

      Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction
          http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py

      The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources
          http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/   

      Python Journal is at work on its second issue
          http://www.pythonjournal.com

      Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
      what AI can generate
          http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

      Archive probing trick of the trade:
          http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=&DBS=2&ST=PS&defaultOp=AND&LNG=ALL&format=threaded&showsort=date&maxhits=100&groups=comp.lang.python


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