Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 21)
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Mon Jul 21 18:27:20 CEST 2003
On Mon, 21 Jul 2003 09:58:19 -0000, Irmen de Jong
<python-url at phaseit.net> wrote:
Am I experiencing a "technical difficulty", or are all of the links
> Aahz writes a rebuttal to Artima.com, because a recent interview with
> Bruce Eckel on that site might give the wrong impression regarding
> Python's type system.
> Raymond Hettinger intrigues with the second episode of a series of
> mysterious Python puzzles.
> Tom Plunket starts a huge thread about the way Python treats
> objects, names, variables, assignment, references and what not.
> Various people have different opinions about what would be the best
> way to do things, but in the end, the QOTW of Tim Roberts (above)
> kind of says it all.
> Michele Simionato likes to have an endswith method that accepts a
> list of strings, instead of a single string argument. But things are
> not that easy.
> Alan Kennedy shows what you might do if you need to build a list of
> database rows (from a query), without allocating the list beforehand
> because you don't know the size. He uses an iterator to do the trick.
> Andrew Kuchling has started a mailing list for discussion about
> Python Web frameworks.
> This is partly because perhaps Python needs a single 'standard' way
> to create web applications, as Andy Robinson points out.
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