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Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Aug 31)

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QOTW: "Python is clearly on a huge evolutionary surge and conservative views
on the matter are definitely not winning out right now. And the usual argument
(submit a patch!) doesn't really work when those who want to avoid many changes
try it... I've been *not* submitting a patch on lots of changes to Python, but
somehow it's never been accepted. ;-)" Peter Hansen

"I've never seen a more complicated, verbose pile of hogwash than the
'deliverd by mailman' mailing list program." Carol Carrot, perhaps
innocent of experience with Majordomo and Sendmail
Michelle Levesque's PyWebOff annotates the Python-savvy Web frameworks.
PEP 333 offers to rationalize a piece of them.
http://pyre.third-bit.com/pyweb/index.html
http://groups.google.com/groups?th=7f19fe19b40c1be0

How do generator expressions and list comprehensions compare? Experts
explain why the former are *better*--OK, better in several, although
not all, ways
http://groups.google.com/groups?fram...4aca073edaaa2f

Jim Hugunin domesticates Python for the Microsoft weltanschaung.
http://blogs.msdn.com/hugunin/
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1636906,00.asp

How does Python regard file systems? It's a timely topic, with
pyfmf its most concrete expression.
http://groups.google.com/groups?fram...79db570ef96c43
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pyfmf
http://richard.jones.name/google-hac...ilesystem.html

High-profile Pythoneers Michael Sparks and Alex Martelli demonstrate
interests beyond the perfection of the One True Language:
petabyte-scale archiving, and marriage.
http://www.pcw.co.uk/news/1157046
http://www.aleax.it/mar.html
http://bonanna.multiply.com/photos/album/1

Uche Ogbuji reveals his habits for keeping current with Pythonia.
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/5490
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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 newsgroup weekly.
http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=d...ython.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

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?...ShowStatus=all
The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
SourceForge reincarnation.
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid...70&func=browse
http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0042.html

The online Python Journal is posted at pythonjournal.cognizor.com.
ed****@pythonjournal.com and ed****@pythonjournal.cognizor.com
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=d...python&num=100
http://groups.google.com/groups?meta....lang.python.*

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For the record: I no longer collect the weekly Python-URL.
Who done it?

Peter

Jul 18 '05 #2

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> http://richard.jones.name/google-hac...ilesystem.html

"libgmail is the main reason Gmailfs is Python."
-- Author of GmailFS in private email (with permission).

I'm filing this under the good-code-as-promotional-tool category. :-)

--Phil.
Jul 18 '05 #3

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In article <ch*************@news.t-online.com>,
Peter Otten <__*******@web.de> wrote:
For the record: I no longer collect the weekly Python-URL.
Who done it?

Peter


Cameron Laird, the same person who committed the clerical error of
using your name instead.
Jul 18 '05 #4

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Cameron Laird wrote:
In article <ch*************@news.t-online.com>,
Peter Otten <__*******@web.de> wrote:
For the record: I no longer collect the weekly Python-URL.
Who done it?

Peter


Cameron Laird, the same person who committed the clerical error of
using your name instead.


Did I make it sound that bad? Sorry.
Good book, by the way. "Clerical errors" by Alan Isler, I mean...

Peter
Jul 18 '05 #5

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