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Fellow Pythonistas,

Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! for the week of 5 Jan 2004. Happy reading!

--> Jijo

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Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jan 5)
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Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2004 20:41:28 -0500

QOTW: "Name me any product (except maybe TeX) that was mature at version
1.0. I remember using Visual Basic at v1.0 and it definitely wasn't
mature..."
-- Alan Gauld on the maturity of IDLE

"Most Python users don't know C, and will never see the C implementation."
-- Tim Peters


    Rob Hughes wishes all a Happy New Year in a multilingual piece of code.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=809f2610.0401011312.190dfb44@posting.google.com


    Art Haas announces the eleventh development release of PythonCAD, a
    fully scriptable drafting program written in python.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1072891982.24293.clpa-moderators@python.org


    Daniel Pryde gets some ideas on optimizing a best match searching
    algorithm.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=a0YHb.5354%24DC4.2417%40fe2.texas.rr.com


    Barry A. Warsaw releases Mailman 2.1.4, a bug fix release that also
    contains support for four new languages: Catalan, Croatian, Romanian,
    and Slovenian.  
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1072897503.19303.clpa-moderators@python.org


    Oh Kyu Yoon asks how to implement plots from scipy, chaco, etc into
    wxPython widget.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bt04a4$2e3$1@news.Stanford.EDU


    Bjorn Stabell announces the creation of Python and Zope/Plone Chinese
    Forums.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1073049482.17069.clpa-moderators@python.org


    hokieghal99 asks Is Python Mac Centric?
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=bss8qn$mb7$1@solaris.cc.vt.edu


    Greg Lindstrom gets help monitoring an MS Exchange mailbox.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=mailman.20.1072730275.8134.python-list%40python.org


    Tim Churches and Adam Twardoch point out articles that may require a
    revision in the Guinness Book of World Records.
         -- http://news.independent.co.uk/world/asia/story.jsp?story=476931
         -- http://www.wftv.com/news/2732086/detail.html


    Peter Astrand solicits comments on PEP 324, a proposal to introduce a
    new POSIX process module popen5.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=mailman.47.1073137666.12720.python-list@python.org
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=mailman.60.1073175311.12720.python-list%40python.org


    Mike gets help with a problem building on BeOS.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=NLhJb.31440$I07.78784@attbi_s53


    Black asks about implementing undo and redo using tkinter.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=mailman.20.1073011134.12720.python-list%40python.org


    Roger Jack is looking for the best tool for templating source code files
    and then generating python code.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=CMudnfQnOeIn1GqiRVn-uQ@comcast.com


    Randall Smith needs a way to convert a datetime string of unknown format
    to a python datetime object.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=MnIJb.33778$xU1.16252@fe1.texas.rr.com


    Robert Brewer updates his recur.py, then later provides an example of
    using recur.interval with threading.Timer.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?threadm=mailman.58.1073173611.12720.python-list@python.org


    Hye-Shik Chang announces Anonfunc 1.0, a C extension module that creates
    anonymous functions based on operator overloading.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1073232664.14285.clpa-moderators@python.org


    Francois releases Allout-Vim 040103, a tool that eases the handling of
    Allout files from within a Python-enabled Vim.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mailman.1073155262.15776.clpa-moderators@python.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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