Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 21)

Scott Schlesier sschlesi at bigfoot.com
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
below broken?

Scott S.

>     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.
>         <http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=3D7590>

>     Raymond Hettinger intrigues with the second episode of a series of
>     mysterious Python puzzles.
>         <http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3DVorQa.15236$Kw1.587@n=
>     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.
>         <http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3D13t0hvsb7idh0g6ac3upe5k0qd6flc17ah@4ax.com>
>     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.
>         <http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3D2259b0e2.0307200604.44d343f4@posting.google.com>
>     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.
>         <http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3D3F16B745.9CF3EF54@hotmail.com>
>     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.
>         <http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3Dd5mm9v8em9j41kus2tvj2raipd7dagv18k%404ax.com>

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