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Fellow Pythonistas,

Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! for the week of 3 Nov 2003. Happy reading!

--> Jijo

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Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Nov 3)
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Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2003 08:48:46 -0500

QOTW: "...I want to reserve .var for the "with" statement (a la VB)."
--Guido van Rossum

"...at some point in the future Python *will* grow (optional) type
declarations for all sorts of things (arguments, local variables,
instanc e variables)."
--Guido van Rossum


    The developer list responds to a request for Master Thesis ideas with a
    multitude of python wish lists.
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2003-October/thread.html#39763


    Marc-Andre Lemburg offers what must be the definitive answer on
    accessing a MS Access database from linux, and suggests switching to
    MS Desktop Engine.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3Dmailman.253.1067539482.702.python-list@python.org


    Jerome Alet releases PyPlet adding speech to IRC.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3Dpan.2003.10.29.15.29.19.383092@librelogiciel.com


    Trent Mick and Martin v. L=F6wis provide hints to Mauro Cicognini and
    Bernhard Mulder on getting python running on Win64 systems.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3Dbnjngd%24smr%241%40grillo.cs.interbusiness.it
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3DNdSob.885$mp1.607@newssvr29.news.pro digy.com


    Ian McConnell gets advice on approaches to distributed processing of
    images.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3D877k2qrc0a.fsf@emit.demon.co.uk


    Boost python is alive and well on Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/c++-sig/2003-October/thread.html#6054


    Just van Rossum tells that there's an iChat channel called "MacPython"
    now.  Hit cmd-G in iChat and type the channel name.
        http://mail.python.org/pipermail/pythonmac-sig/2003-October/thread.html#9183


    Facundo Batista wants a monetary data type (Yea!) and after being
    directed to decimal.py, he solicits comments on a proposed PEP.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3Dmailman.295.1067625441.702.python-list@python.org


    Twisted 1.1.0: an event-driven networking framework for server and client
    applications.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3Dmailman.145.1067274829.702.python-list@python.org


    Python for .NET: a near-seamless integration of Python with the .NET
    common language runtime, takes a step forward with the release of
    version 1.0 beta1
        http://www.zope.org/Members/Brian/PythonNet/


    ReSTedit v0.3: a GUI tool for editing and interactively exploring texts
    in the ReStructuredText format
        http://python.net/~gherman/ReSTedit.html


    Robin Dunn reveals that there is a wxWindows Software Foundation being
    formed with Mitch Kapor as chairman.
        http://www.wxwindows.org/sf/index.htm


    Gerson Kurz releases pyfromc, an example of using an embedded python
    interpreter in c++.
        http://p-nand-q.com/python/pyfromc.html


    PEP 289 is accepted, and will introduce generator expressions as a high
    performance, memory efficient generalization of list comprehensions and
    generators.
        http://python.org/peps/pep-0289.html


    Ian Bicking releases SQLObject 0.5, an Object-Relational Mapper (ORM),
    wrapping your database tables in easy-to-use Python classes.
        http://sqlobject.org/



========================================================================
Everything Python-related 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
    marvelous 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


    Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by 
    Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of intelligently summarizing
    action on the python-dev mailing list once every other week.
    http://www.python.org/dev/summary/


    The Python Package Index catalogues packages.
        http://www.python.org/pypi/


    The somewhat older Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects references
    to all sorts of 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 Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
    that base their business on ... Python."
    http://www.python-in-business.org


    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/


    Among several Python-oriented RSS/RDF feeds available are
    http://www.python.org/channews.rdf
    http://bootleg-rss.g-blog.net/pythonware_com_daily.pcgi
    http://python.de/backend.php
    For more, see
    http://www.syndic8.com/feedlist.php?ShowMatch=python&ShowStatus=all
    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


    The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
    editor@??? and editor@???
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.


    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*
        http://www.pyzine.com


    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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