Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Mar 5)

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.russ.ru
Mon Mar 5 14:05:15 CET 2001


    Guido van Rossum releases Python 1.6.1 to fix GPL incompatibility
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-announce-list/2001-February/000682.html
    
    On the Python2 side: Python 2.1b1 released
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126320
    New in this release: Nested Scopes are now optional, new tool pydoc, full
    support for MacOS X, Cygwin, and RISCOS.
    
    Tim Peters makes PEP 236: "Back to the __future__" and thus starts hot
    discussions, proposals, counter-proposals and counter-counter-proposals
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/messagesearch?query=PEP%20236%3A%20%20Back%20to%20the%20__future__
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/messagesearch?query=counter-proposal%20for%20PEP%20236
    
    Michael Hudson publishes python-dev summary for 2001-02-15 - 2001-03-01
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126217
    
    Cameron Laird and Kathryn Soraiz: REGULAR EXPRESSIONS - Pulling different
    threads
        http://www.sunworld.com/unixinsideronline/swol-02-2001/swol-0216-regex.html
    
    A Python role playing game! Play your favorite Python community member! While
    said member watches! Travel through time! Save the planet! Martijn Faassen
    proposes Python RPG (joke)
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125822
    Read March instead of January, of course
    
    Oleg Broytmann takes a SpamCop perl script and rewrites it to Python;
    fighting spam has never been easier!
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125520
        http://spamcop.net/fom-serve/cache/166.html
    
    GNU Solfege is an eartraining program for X written in Python, using
    the GTK+ and GNOME libraries
        http://www.solfege.org/
    
    Charming Python - Updating your Python reading list
    David Mertz: Reviewing eight of the best known Python books
        http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-cp12.html?dwzone=linux
    
    David also reveals a code for full-text indexing and searching
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126371
    
    Peter Norvig: Extreme Rapid Development
        http://www.sdmagazine.com/articles/2001/0103/0103e/0103e.htm
    
    Tom Schwaller: Scheduling with Python and Webware
        http://www.python.de/docs/QuickStart.html
    
    A.M. Kuchling: Quotation Exchange Language, or QEL, is an XML
    language for exchanging collections of quotations
        http://www.amk.ca/qel/
        http://xml.coverpages.org/ni2001-03-03-a.html
    
    Python Helps Disney Write a New Script
        http://python.oreilly.com/news/disney_0201.html
    
    Chris Gonnerman posts C source to a shadow module which contains
    the functions lckpwdf() and ulckpwdf()
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125999
    
    Python must matter if it can be used with Ada, no?  pyAda
    enables programmers to write Python extensions in Ada 95 or
    extend Ada 95 programs with a Python interpreter
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125989
        http://pyada.sourceforge.net/
    
    Federico Di Gregorio, the same man who brought to us PoPy
    PostgreSQL driver, writes new Postgres driver and Zope
    Database Adapter
        http://initd.org/
    
    PythonJournal is alive! It becomes interactive!
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126159
    Not all people are happy, though
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126180
    
    W3C: Python modules for RDF
    Tim Berners-Lee: By the way... Python is cool!
        http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/
    
    Kirby Urner: Oregon curriculum network.  Hitting two targets:
    OO + group theory (pedagogy). Python as intro language
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126344
    
    Barry Warsaw announces Mailman 2.0.2 - important privacy patch
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126373
    
    Beware the southern pythons! (joke)
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/125616
    
    Alex Martelli: I come to praise .join, not to bury it
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/message/126436
    
    
    Zope:
    Paul Tchistopolskii makes Zope Prouct API easy with Zope Beans
        http://lists.zope.org/pipermail/zope/2001-March/084640.html
        http://www.pault.com/zope_beans.html
    
    
    Hot threads of the week:
    
    CPAN functionality for python
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/python-list/messagesearch?query=CPAN%20functionality%20for%20python
    Combinations of n Lists
        http://groups.google.com/groups?lr=&group=comp.lang.python&safe=off&ic=1&th=275c44135cba024f&seekd=920137360
    Collection interfaces
        http://groups.google.com/groups?num=25&lr=&group=comp.lang.python&safe=off&th=34d9ba9d0f261c1a&ic=1&seekd=920732844


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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 twice a
      month.
	  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/

      Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity
          http://www.python.org/consortium

      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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