Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jun 18)

Emile van Sebille emile at fcfw.fenx.com
Mon Jun 18 16:25:41 CEST 2001


    Andrew Kuchling's been busy this week, announcing version 0.3
    of the Quixote Web development toolkit...
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992279041.25730.clpa-moderators@python.org
    ... a fresh package of ZODB and ZEO available...
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992380331.21323.clpa-moderators@python.org
    ... and launches a quest for warts...
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992543370.22014.python-list@python.org

    ... the cure for which is generally accepted to be hypnosis.  For
    when time travel simply won't do.
        http://www.uniontrib.com/news/diversions/strange/20000329-1210strange9.html

    Cyril Slobin releases a dos version of python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:dc44b395.0106121341.26de828a@posting.google.com

    Jon Saenz announces PyClimate 1.1, for the analysis of atmospheric
    and oceanic data sets.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992510340.9024.clpa-moderators@python.org

    David Hart revives the calls for a python CPAN, but with a twist.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:oFRV6.2073$PA4.763051146@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com

    The nagging license concerns introduced with 1.6b1, in particular
    with regard to GPL compatibility, have been worked out for new and
    bug-fix releases.  See Guido's post for more.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992706505.26148.
python-list at python.org

    Tim Peters points out a new tutorial reference on floating point.
       http://python.sourceforge.net/devel-docs/tut/node14.html


    PEPs:
    Tim Peters releases PEP 255, adding a new keyword that enables Simple
    Generators...
        http://python.sf.net/peps/pep-0255.txt
    ... even while pointing out that keywords rarely actually make it
    into the language.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992695645.13636.python-list@python.org

    David Goodgear introduces PEPs 256,257 & 258, a trio of docstring
    related standards to support DPS (Docstring Processing System)
    Framework
        http://python.sf.net/peps/pep-0256.txt
    Docstring Conventions
        http://python.sf.net/peps/pep-0257.txt
    DPS Generic Implementation Details
        http://python.sf.net/peps/pep-0258.txt

    Guido confirms we're paying attention by introducing PEP 259 ...
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992290220.14360.python-list@python.org
    ... and withdrawing it a few days later.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&q=msgid:mailman.992449110.8527.python-list@python.org


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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 traditional
    center of Pythonia
        http://www.python.org
    Notice especially the master FAQ
        http://www.python.org/doc/FAQ.html

    PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
    daily python url
         http://www.pythonware.com/daily  

    comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software.  Be
    sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python.announce

    Michael Hudson continues Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition
    of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list once every
    other week.
        http://starship.python.net/crew/mwh/summaries/
        http://www.amk.ca/python/dev

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

    Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
    mailing lists
        http://www.python.org/sigs/

    The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
    as an independent nexus of activity
        http://www.python.org/psf/

    Cetus does much of the same
        http://www.cetus-links.de/oo_python.html

    Python FAQTS
        http://python.faqts.com/

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

    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 tricks of the trade:
        http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100
        http://groups.google.com/groups?meta=site%3Dgroups%26group%3Dcomp.lang.python.*

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