Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 28)
paul at boddie.net
Tue Jan 29 02:28:11 CET 2002
QOTW: "Is this thread still going on? Guess I'll have to wait for Dr.
Dobb's Python-URL to get a short explanation what this all is about ;-)"
"The reason that perl's RE is so fast, is that someone has spent a lot
of time working on all the special cases." Jeffrey Hobbs
"Anyway, the correlation between being a 'valid' 822 address and
whether mail sent to that address will end up anywhere useful is
probably small enough that it's not worth the effort." Grant Edwards
Last week, there was mention of the appearance of the Visual Python
.Net plug-in on the Microsoft site. See for yourself at
The Python 10 Conference gives attention to Python persistence
ZODB (Zope Object Database) breaks out of Zope in the form of
MkSQL wraps an SQL front end around the MetaKit embedded database
The "McMillan" Installer (release 5.1) is announced.
PythonCard keeps its project momentum high with the 0.6.3 release.
Jython looks and acts a lot like the "original" CPython, but which
Java and/or Python IDEs support it?
Python extension modules meet Enterprise JavaBean descriptors? A
proposal aims to make extensions easier to define.
SCXX provides a wrapper around Python's internals.
Back in Python itself, how can one find out more about classes,
objects and methods programmatically?
Pyro 2.4 provides a remote object mechanism for Python.
cvssh secures remote CVS access in an easier fashion than other
Jabberpy 0.3 provides Jabber instant messaging capabilities for Python.
ftputil 1.0 provides a nicer interface to FTP services than the
standard ftplib module.
Tkinter's talents are turned to traffic by the game PyTraffic.
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
Notice especially the master FAQ
PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
daily python url
Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software. Be
sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.
Michael Hudson continued Andrew Kuchling's marvelous tradition
of summarizing action on the python-dev mailing list once every
other week, into July 2001. Any volunteers to re-start this
The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect Python resources
Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
as an independent nexus of activity
Cetus does much of the same
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
*Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
what AI can generate
Tenth International Python Conference
Archive probing tricks of the trade:
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