[python-uk] Python evening talks in London: Ten lines of code

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Sun Mar 18 21:24:03 CET 2007

Pete Ryland wrote:
> Funnily enough, my company's business revolves around a "discovery
> engine" which is entirely written in python.  It uses wmi, ssh, snmp
> and other technologies to find and gather information from customers'
> server estates.  We use omniORB (it's developer works for us),
> BerkeleyDB, and a whole host of other technologies.  Perhaps I could
> get some of our engineers to present some talks too.  I'm sure one of
> them can explain wmi too!

I think I must have met you or one of your colleagues
at one of the London Python meetups some months ago,
at the Bank of England place. (And, I think, had
some email correspondence with someone as well). Glad
to hear that WMI is getting used out there, although
ironically I hardly use it myself these days! (Out of
interest, do you use my module or have you rolled your

But this is not going to buy the baby a new hat (to
coin a phrase). Michael G: has anyone come forward
privately with definite offers of help? We obviously
have to get this moving if we're going to fit into
this cancellation. Has anyone come forward either
to flesh out your spec. or to offer an alternative?


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