Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 26)

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.russ.ru
Mon Mar 26 18:07:00 CEST 2001


    Guido van Rossum announces Python 2.1b2
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-announce-list/message/1104
    
    On the heels of the announcement Sean Reifschneider announces Python
    2.1b2 SRPM
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-announce-list/message/1105
    
    Fred Drake updates documentation for the second beta release of
    Python 2.1
        http://python.sourceforge.net/devel-docs/
    
    Andrew Kuchling reminds there are Python HOWTO Documents
        http://py-howto.sourceforge.net/
    
    It was a week of PEPs. Barry Warsaw updates PEP 1, PEP Purpose and
    Guidelines
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/128991
    
    Andrew Kuchling writes PEP 241: Metadata for Python Software Packages
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-announce-list/message/1099
    
    Clark Evans writes a new PEP for Query Protocol Interface; the
    discussion is deep
        http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python&safe=off&ic=1&th=41a1861d6f82a50d&seekd=911967025
        http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python&safe=off&ic=1&th=67d8c4d642a4b0b&seekd=911967026
    He applies for a PEP number
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129126
    Michel Pelletier reminds about PEP 245: Python interfaces
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129327
    Clark Evans comments
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129331
    
    Paul Dubois writes PEP 242: Numeric Kinds
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/128862
    
    Sean Reifschneider makes PEP243: Module Repository Upload Mechanism
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129570
    and Distutils upload patch
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129671
    
    Moshe Zadka announces new list for discussion of Python's Numeric Model
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/128911
    
    John Shipman reveals new Tkinter and PIL documentation
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129319
    84 pages in Postsvript or PDF format
    
    Object inspectors just like Smalltalk! Visually inspect objects as
    you code.  Written using tkinter; interfaces nicely into IDLE
        http://www.smalltalksource.org/anth/python/inspector.zip
    
    Thinking Outside the Box
        http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A23937-2001Mar18.html
    The government should give you copyright. But in exchange, you owe
    me a buck every time your software crashes. (Not related to Python,
    just a good reading)
    
    TuxBot Programming with Python
        http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/python/2001/03/21/pythonnews.html
    
    Bruce Edge shows how to preserve history between interactive sessions
    (using readline, of course)
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/128961
    
    Doug Fort publishes another cookie module
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/129121
    
    Building Zope and Python on Mac OS X
        http://www.zope.org/Members/jshell/ZopeOnOSX
    
    Zope:
    Zope 2.3.1 beta 3 released
        http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope-announce/2001-March/000393.html
    
    An Interview with Paul Everitt and Ken Manheimer of Digital Creations
        http://oss4lib.org/readings/interview-everitt-manheimer-2001-03.php
    
    A Zope Spreadsheet Generator: Perl, Python, And DTML Working Together
        http://www.byte.com/column/BYT20010314S0002
    
    Chris Withers finally releases Squishdot 1.0.0
        http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope/2001-March/086183.html
    
    Hot threads of the week:
    New PEP: The directive statement
        http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python&safe=off&ic=1&th=b137a4ad27f7a6f9&seekd=911921785
    Static methods
        http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python.*&safe=off&ic=1&th=162da83d63248a97&seekd=910508206


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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 trick of the trade:
	  http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_ugroup=comp.lang.python&num=100


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