Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 5)
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On the edu-sig, David Scherer reminds us what CP4E (and
Python) is all about:
"CP4E *is* about computers. It's about the incredibly
versatile machines sitting on all our desks, and (soon)
in our pockets and around our wrists and in our clothing
and cars and walls. It's about giving ordinary people
some real control over those objects, the basic tools
they will need to learn more about them, and the freedom
to change or extend software that isn't right for them."
New guidelines for patch contributions:
Python's CVS repository can be accessed via the web
The edu-sig deals with everything related to using Python
in education (except, perhaps, whether Python should remain
case sensitive or not). Great discussions, this far:
The import-sig will design a new architecture for the import
facilities in Python (to better support embedding, archives,
New Python consortium members that we forgot to mention in
last week's "Python-URL!"
Danny Yee reviews Dave Beazley's Python Essential Reference:
How do I add subject lines to mails sent via smtplib?
What's wrong with execfile and local variables?
How do I best prepare a Python?
New releases of plotting software
And to round off this week's URL, here's Python poetry
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:
Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia
eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url
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
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources
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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