Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 28)

Paul Boddie 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 ;-)"
                                              Gerhard Hering

"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
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/partners/language/default.asp   


    The Python 10 Conference gives attention to Python persistence
    frameworks.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1012169283.21421.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    ZODB (Zope Object Database) breaks out of Zope in the form of
    StandaloneZODB 1.0.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=1d5fcd3ae3cb68db
    
    MkSQL wraps an SQL front end around the MetaKit embedded database
    system.
        http://www.mcmillan-inc.com/mksqlintro.html
        http://www.vex.net/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=511007929
    
    The "McMillan" Installer (release 5.1) is announced.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1012169285.21430.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    PythonCard keeps its project momentum high with the 0.6.3 release.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1012169284.21423.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    Jython looks and acts a lot like the "original" CPython, but which
    Java and/or Python IDEs support it?
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=82ca05d39ff68ad2
    
    Python extension modules meet Enterprise JavaBean descriptors? A
    proposal aims to make extensions easier to define.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=55dfa546878b74a7
    
    SCXX provides a wrapper around Python's internals.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1012169286.21431.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    Back in Python itself, how can one find out more about classes,
    objects and methods programmatically?
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=983e2c5c24be7ff9
    
    Pyro 2.4 provides a remote object mechanism for Python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1011952383.1449.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    cvssh secures remote CVS access in an easier fashion than other
    approaches.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1011771333.9940.python-list%40python.org
    
    Jabberpy 0.3 provides Jabber instant messaging capabilities for Python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1011742834.23101.python-list%40python.org
    
    ftputil 1.0 provides a nicer interface to FTP services than the
    standard ftplib module.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1011654692.30716.clpa-moderators%40python.org
    
    Tkinter's talents are turned to traffic by the game PyTraffic.
        http://www.vex.net/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=582358053
        http://alpha.luc.ac.be/Research/Algebra/Members/pytraffic
    

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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  
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python.
	 http://www.awaretek.com/nowak/mygale.html 
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.

    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 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
    valuable series?
        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.org/oo_python.html

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

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
	http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=355470&group_id=5470&func=browse
	http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
        http://www.pyzine.com
     
    Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive
    what AI can generate
        http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

    Tenth International Python Conference 
        http://www.python10.org            

    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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