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Fellow Pythonistas,

Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! for the week of 18 April 2005. Happy reading!

--> Jijo

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Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Apr 18)
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Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 21:12:26 +0000

QOTW: "Darn. I finally say something that gets into Quote of the Week,
and it's attributed to someone else!" -- Greg Ewing (we think)
    http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/15b836a557afccb2


"If there were something wrong with the API, Guido would have long since
fired up the time machine and changed the timeline so that all would be
as right as rain." - Raymond Hettinger

"Get real. I can't imagine using anything so complex." -- Scott David
Daniels, in response to a suggestion to try (1j-1) as a counting base


    Continuations for Curmudgeons:
        http://www.intertwingly.net/blog/2005/04/13/Continuations-for-Curmudgeons


    Textual watermarks with Python Imaging Library:
        http://www.livejournal.com/users/gniemeyer/10279.html


    The new Python Cookbook is out of date already:
        http://42.blogs.warnock.me.uk/2005/04/oreillycom_onli.html


    Thunks for nothing:
        http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/bbb6f71ff27f83a6/282bc755d5be3f62
        http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/6e50601e8b1d8d18/db4f746b8b4d76ea


    A tutorial for building a simple to-do list application using WSGIKit, SQLObject, and Zope Page Templates:
        http://wsgikit.org/docs/TodoTutorial.html


    What can WSGIKit do for you?
        http://blog.ianbicking.org/what-can-wsgikit-do-for-you.html


    The Participatory Culture Foundation's desktop video player - video
    over BitTorrent:
        http://www.participatoryculture.org/


    Next-generation distributed version control:
        http://www.bazaar-ng.org/


    Will LAMP eclipse Java?
        http://news.com.com/2061-10795_3-5663085.html


    Does the fact that Python 2.4 is built using VC++ on Windows give us
    a problem?
        http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/bccb45b7dae7ddd5/7a91ce5a9541221c


    Look up IP addresses by country:
        http://www.livejournal.com/users/zestyping/111325.html


    Python 2.3.2 for PalmOS:
        http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/1d835f30343cabec/4efb02adafe3f7b5



========================================================================
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.


    For far, FAR more Python reading than any one mind should
    absorb, much of it quite interesting, several pages index
    much of the universe of Pybloggers.
    http://lowlife.jp/cgi-bin/moin.cgi/PythonProgrammersWeblog
        http://www.planetpython.org/
        http://mechanicalcat.net/pyblagg.html


    comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software.  Be
    sure to scan this newsgroup 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


    Python Success Stories--from air-traffic control to on-line
    match-making--can inspire you or decision-makers to whom you're
    subject with a vision of what the language makes practical.
        http://www.pythonology.com/success


    The Python Software Foundation (PSF) has replaced the Python
    Consortium as an independent nexus of activity.  It has official
    responsibility for Python's development and maintenance. 
        http://www.python.org/psf/
    Among the ways you can support PSF is with a donation.
        http://www.python.org/psf/donate.html


    Kurt B. Kaiser publishes a weekly report on faults and patches.
        http://www.google.com/groups?as_usubject=weekly%20python%20patch


    Cetus collects Python hyperlinks.
        http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_python.html


    Python FAQTS
        http://python.faqts.com/


    The Cookbook is a collaborative effort to capture useful and
    interesting recipes.
    http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python


    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.


    del.icio.us presents an intriguing approach to reference commentary.
    It already aggregates quite a bit of Python intelligence.
        http://del.icio.us/tag/python


    *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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