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Fellow Pythonistas,

Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! for the week of 30 Dec 2003. Happy New Year! :)

--> Jijo

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Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Dec 30)
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Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 08:23:47 -0500

QOTW: There are probably many less productive ways to spend your time
than studying Mark Pilgrim's code.
-- Skip Montanaro

QOTW: 'enumerate'...? As in, enumerate(n*[0]) ... ?
-- Alex Martelli, a complete response quoted!


    Stephen Ferg announces a Python Language Reference, his produce a 
    complete, alphabetized reference of all of Python's language features.=20
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=b16e4ef7.0312260911.42e26052@posting.google.com


    Ralf Wieseler gets help getting tkinter going on Mac OS X
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bsedqg$rf$00$1@news.t-online.com


    Aahz asks if anyone is using Tkinter and OS X 10.3 and hears that it 
    does work, even though that may mean it can be made to work.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bs7pt0$a98$1@panix1.panix.com


    Kamuela Franco asks for general information on socket programming in 
    Python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=KdzGb.23400$NZ1.18286@nwrddc02.gnilink.net


    Ryan Spencer gets help with his pygame based pong test.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=pan.2003.12.22.07.59.49.651699@earthlink.net


    Andrei is looking for an appropriate embedded storage mechanism to 
    support fulltext search for messages in a forum.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=21bb8d55.0312230435.49cad73c@posting.google.com


    Matt Whiteley wants to update the A record on a DNS server using Python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=OVkGb.5263$Y45.175@news-binary.blueyonder.co.uk


    Andre Brightway asks about non-X based linux GUIs.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=88f9e356.0312162305.58718893@posting.google.com


    Bill Sneddon gets tips on using Google's API from within python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=brv88k$kkq$1@ngspool-d02.news.aol.com


    Art Decco asks for help creating a little database-backed CGI 
    application using Python on a server with no real database available.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=UQRFb.115936$8y1.365571@attbi_s52


    Rene Pijlman seeks clarification on how delegation works in python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=jr5muvcajluhq4u41nk0fduj99kfjdaqjb@4ax.com


    John J. Lee gets feedback on the naming of iterators.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=87fzfch0bu.fsf@pobox.com


    Ahmad wants to print Arabic characters right to left.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=3014031e.0312220305.c38ffa3@posting.google.com


    Will Stuyvesant asks what you would write if you have the time and the 
    money to start a new project in Python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=cb035744.0312261236.11d785ac@posting.google.com


    John J. Lee announces the initial release of mechanize 0.0.1a, providing 
    stateful programmatic web browsing after Andy Lester's Perl module.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1072191603.27380.clpa-moderators@python.org


    ... and the first beta release of pullparser, a simple "pull API" for 
    HTML parsing, after Perl's HTML::TokeParser.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1072191603.27381.clpa-moderators@python.org


    Adam Souzis announces Rx4RDF and Rhizome 0.1.3.  Rx4RDF is used for 
    building RDF-based applications and web sites, and Rhizome is a 
    Wiki-like content management and delivery system built on Rx4RDF
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1072275003.22292.clpa-moderators@python.org


    The revised and updated 2nd edition of "Learning Python" by Mark Lutz 
    and David Asher is now available from O'Reilly.
        http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/lpython2/



========================================================================
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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