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  • Hi, does anyone know of a Python package that is able to load XML like the XML::Simple Perl package does? For those that don't know it, this package maps the XML file to a dictionary. Of course I can ...
    Paulo PintoPaulo Pinto
    Jan 28, 2004 at 9:53 am
    Mar 15, 2004 at 4:29 am
  • This might be the start of a success story. Says Nokia prefers Python! http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/64/35040.html -ringing-ly yrs- Robin Becker
    Robin BeckerRobin Becker
    Jan 21, 2004 at 9:20 pm
    Feb 19, 2004 at 3:10 pm
  • Okay, I am completely new to Python, and I really dont understand much, but I was wondering how to make a python script/program into a standalone .EXE? I dont understand py2exe at all, so if someone ...
    Xero Limit 126Xero Limit 126
    Jan 28, 2004 at 12:56 am
    Feb 19, 2004 at 11:14 am
  • You might find this http://www.artima.com/intv/craft.html artima.com interview (especially the section "Learning Languages") with Yukihiro Matsumoto, creator of Ruby, interesting. He discusses how ...
    Christian WilcoxChristian Wilcox
    Jan 23, 2004 at 6:59 pm
    Feb 16, 2004 at 5:45 pm
  • I need to submit C/C++ code for a class. (It's not a programming class. The choice of language is inertial. I think that it mostly serves to distract students from the course subject.) I'm fairly ...
    Kyler LairdKyler Laird
    Jan 20, 2004 at 3:22 pm
    Feb 12, 2004 at 12:58 am
  • I'm proud to announce that the PEP for Decimal Data Type is now published under the python.org structure: http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0327.html This wouldn't has been possible without the help ...
    Batista, FacundoBatista, Facundo
    Jan 30, 2004 at 12:49 pm
    Feb 11, 2004 at 3:09 am
  • I want to store strings in a sqlite database, but my strings may contain null bytes and sqlite can't handle this. What is the best way to solve the problem (the fastest in execution time and / or the ...
    Pierre QuentelPierre Quentel
    Jan 8, 2004 at 8:57 pm
    Feb 10, 2004 at 4:00 pm
  • Consider the code below, class Base(object): pass class Derived(object): def __new__(cls, *args, **kwds): # some_factory returns an instance of Base # and I have to derive from this instance! inst = ...
    Sridhar RSridhar R
    Jan 20, 2004 at 12:13 pm
    Feb 10, 2004 at 2:47 pm
  • Hello, Can someone please suggest how to test for a mouse click using the WinAPI? I have dispatched a windows application and would like to detect any mouseclicks (and keyboard entry for that ...
    Jan 26, 2004 at 11:00 pm
    Feb 10, 2004 at 6:38 am
  • How do I stop a Python program running in PythinWin? I would expect to be able to use CTR-C or CTRL-break etc. many thanks Graham Smith PeopleSoft Technical Team Leader OXFAM GB +44 (1865) 313255 ...
    Jan 29, 2004 at 4:43 pm
    Feb 9, 2004 at 10:54 am
  • Hi all, I'm looking for a simple web proxy in python to use in order to demonstrate a web page classifier that I have developed. I checked around the web and tried some of the existing free servers ...
    Ziv ForshtatZiv Forshtat
    Jan 31, 2004 at 5:18 pm
    Feb 7, 2004 at 12:29 am
  • I just wanted to take a second and thank all of the contributors to this awesome newsgroup. I am subscribed to a whole bunch of newsgroups for work as well as personal use. Of all of the groups, I ...
    Amy GAmy G
    Jan 22, 2004 at 1:41 am
    Feb 6, 2004 at 1:40 pm
  • Hi! Does anybody know how to start a DTS-Package on a MS-SQL-Server out of a Python-Script? Thanks for your help! Dirk
    Dirk HagemannDirk Hagemann
    Jan 30, 2004 at 12:47 pm
    Feb 5, 2004 at 3:28 pm
  • Hi. I'm trying to use py2exe (http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/py2exe/) in Windows 98. I copied the necessary files into my Python23 directory (where I have a module called 'mastermind.py'), ...
    Elaine JacksonElaine Jackson
    Jan 30, 2004 at 8:19 am
    Feb 4, 2004 at 8:59 am
  • Hi I installed zope in suse 9.0(own package).but i can t find start to start the server . /opt/zope/ ... is it a right path ? second problem Can you give an web example for python (forum,gueastbook ...
    Jan 26, 2004 at 8:27 am
    Feb 4, 2004 at 8:11 am
  • I've got a database-driven website that's written entirely in PHP. It's all pretty MVC : NOT embedded little calls inside HTML, but rather little controller apps in the webroot that merge data with ...
    Python BabyPython Baby
    Jan 30, 2004 at 5:52 am
    Feb 3, 2004 at 11:09 am
  • Hi, what does Python do if two objects aren't comparable (to my opinion) If I've understood "Python in a Nutschell" correctly it should raise an exception but it doesn't do for me. Here are two ...
    Helmut JarauschHelmut Jarausch
    Jan 26, 2004 at 9:28 pm
    Feb 3, 2004 at 9:34 am
  • Io (www.iolanguage.com) is a new programming language that's purely object-oriented (but with prototypes), has a powerful concurrency mechanism via actors, and uses an extremely flexible syntax ...
    Daniel EhrenbergDaniel Ehrenberg
    Jan 29, 2004 at 9:01 pm
    Feb 3, 2004 at 2:26 am
  • Where could I find a good documentation about wxPython (a documentation which is not for C++ !!!) Olivier
    Jan 31, 2004 at 10:01 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 7:32 pm
  • My name is Stan Schwartz, and I'm a University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. and an independent inventor. I'm submitting two computer graphics patents to the USPTO during the next several weeks. Technologies ...
    Stan SchwartzStan Schwartz
    Jan 31, 2004 at 4:07 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 3:27 pm
  • Dear all, I have a list something like this: ['1','+','2'], I went to go through and change the numbers to floats, e.g. [1,'+',2]. What's the best way of doing this? The way I done it seems wrong, ...
    C GIllespieC GIllespie
    Jan 30, 2004 at 3:47 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 2:27 pm
  • Hi! If I iterate through a list, is there a way I can get the number of the iteration: first, second, third, ... l = ["three", "four", "five", "six"] for x in l print x print x.iteration() # <- ...
    Florian LindnerFlorian Lindner
    Jan 29, 2004 at 4:12 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 10:00 am
  • My employer (University of Windsor, Canada) has given me the go-ahead to prototype a CMS (Course Management System, not Content Management), written in Python, to be released under an open-source ...
    Graham FawcettGraham Fawcett
    Jan 30, 2004 at 7:46 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 5:28 am
  • hmmm, all this time that I am fooling around with python I never took a good look at (py)QT. I want to have a go at it, after being a bit disapointed about the alternatives. I have read multiple docs ...
    Guyon MoréeGuyon Morée
    Jan 15, 2004 at 1:43 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 12:29 am
  • Hi! I'm trying to get the PDC-Computername of a foreign WinNT-domain, but I only managed to get the PDC of my own domain with this code: pdc=win32net.NetGetAnyDCName() I think it should be possible ...
    Dirk HagemannDirk Hagemann
    Jan 22, 2004 at 1:50 pm
    Feb 1, 2004 at 5:57 pm
  • I'm considering making the transfer from Rexx to Python as a scripting language, but there's one thing I can do in Rexx that I can't seem to do in Python: run an external program. Suppose I have a ...
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:23 pm
    Feb 1, 2004 at 3:47 pm
  • I've tried running scripts from the embedded interpreter but it doesn't work. If I try the same scripts as strings to interpret it works. Here is my program: #include <stdio.h #include "Python.h" int ...
    Jan 31, 2004 at 11:25 pm
    Feb 1, 2004 at 9:00 am
  • Hi, I am trying my hands on the latest verion of pythonwin extension with python 2.3.3 , and run into *semi-fatal* problem: the run command ignores the modifications I made to the source code, and ...
    Jan 30, 2004 at 9:09 pm
    Feb 1, 2004 at 12:50 am
  • I've noticed that the menu in IDLE sometimes has an item called "Shell" with a submenu that offers the opportunity to "Restart Shell". But at other times "Shell" isn't there. Can anybody clue me in ...
    Elaine JacksonElaine Jackson
    Jan 26, 2004 at 3:59 am
    Feb 1, 2004 at 12:09 am
  • This is similar to what I wrote in Smalltalk several years and is now running http://www.ezboard.com
    Jay O'ConnorJay O'Connor
    Jan 31, 2004 at 11:49 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 11:49 pm
  • ReportLab develop enterprise reporting solutions using cutting-edge Python technology, and have a growing business with an excellent blue chip customer base. You may also know us from our open source ...
    Andy RobinsonAndy Robinson
    Jan 31, 2004 at 11:28 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 11:28 pm
  • Im trying to produce a small Visual Studio Addin. Taking the OutlookAddin example and changing the registry place it installs too, everything works ok. Examples in C++ show that in the OnConnection ...
    Jan 29, 2004 at 11:00 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 10:31 pm
  • I've a parent class the generates a menu as in: self.tm.menu = Menubutton(self.main, relief=RAISED, width , bd=0, bg='#ECECEC') ... I can then pack this menu (self.tm) into the current parent ...
    Tim JonesTim Jones
    Jan 31, 2004 at 10:22 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 10:22 pm
  • Hi I have a little problem mit numarrays type. I want to get the Type but its noch the right one. If I array.typecode() I get the right one but there is not a typecode for all types. I geht the same ...
    Marco BubkeMarco Bubke
    Jan 31, 2004 at 3:48 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 10:11 pm
  • Hello group, I'm trying to create a TCP server using Python, and I want it to run under Windows as a service. Now, I'm fine with building the TCP server using Python - done it lots of times, and I ...
    David MitchellDavid Mitchell
    Jan 30, 2004 at 12:11 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 9:57 pm
  • An embedded and charset-unspecified text was scrubbed... Name: not available Url: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/attachments/20040131/14b4b74c/attachment.pot An embedded and ...
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:31 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:31 pm
  • Hello, I'm a completly Python newbie. As a first learning project I want to port an game-engine I have writte some time ago in pure C to Python using OO methods. So I created a base-class 'GOb' ...
    Walter HaslbeckWalter Haslbeck
    Jan 31, 2004 at 1:52 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:19 pm
  • Hi, I am looking for a zlib implementation (or any other which can handle zip archives) for Python 1.5.2. I only found one for Python = 2.2 :-( Thanks Dave -- Using M2, Opera's revolutionary e-mail ...
    David DürrenmattDavid Dürrenmatt
    Jan 31, 2004 at 11:27 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 4:43 pm
  • This is possibly a stupid question, but I need to get this working quickly, and I guess I'm just too tired / pressured to see what I'm doing wrong. Clearly (from the output below) I can't pass the ...
    Duncan SmithDuncan Smith
    Jan 31, 2004 at 4:21 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 4:00 pm
  • Hello, I'm interested in introducing new variables into the environment of a Python interpreter or program. In reading through old posts to this newsgroup, I see there is an often-repeating warning ...
    Robert DodierRobert Dodier
    Jan 29, 2004 at 11:59 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 3:46 pm
  • (sorry, if this is also posted in comp.lang.python.announce, but i couldn't see the message) Hello, I'm happy to announce "wxPyAtol" The original program is written by Miroslav Rajcic and is called ...
    Jan 31, 2004 at 1:07 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 1:07 pm
  • Hello! I have a number of objects that are not thread-safe - no locking mechanism was originally provided. But I want to use them in a thread-safe way. I don't want to analyze each class details, ...
    Gabriel GenellinaGabriel Genellina
    Jan 31, 2004 at 1:53 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 9:50 am
  • Hello, I've two nested lists which are representing a table or matrix. A = [1, 2, 3] B = [4, 5, 6] C = [7, 8, 9] t = [A, B, C] print t[0][2] # Prints 3 Now I found to search for certain values in a ...
    Florian LindnerFlorian Lindner
    Jan 30, 2004 at 5:11 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 9:05 am
  • Hi all, Is it possible to design my web site in Dreamweaver and add python codes in it later?? Thanx Ben
    Jan 28, 2004 at 2:18 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:20 am
  • I have a python program (snippet below) which does not want to seem to die when I issue a sys.exit() inside the SIGTERM handler. The output below is generated as the result of sending several SIGTERM ...
    Andrew AthanAndrew Athan
    Jan 6, 2004 at 1:22 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:09 am
  • If bool(B_i)==True for 1<=i<=n and j is the smallest i with bool(A_j)==True, then the evaluation of (A_1 and B_1) or ... or (A_n and B_n) returns B_j without evaluating any other B_i. This is such a ...
    Elaine JacksonElaine Jackson
    Jan 29, 2004 at 5:58 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 5:57 am
  • Hi I have a string and I want to split it by NEWLINE character. It is knowned that "Microsoft Windows, Apple's Macintosh OS and various UNIX, all use different characters to mark the ends of lines in ...
    Dragos ChirilaDragos Chirila
    Jan 30, 2004 at 2:16 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 4:30 am
  • Do you now a source about socket programming in python? or some source codes, demo programs? i really need them
    Jan 30, 2004 at 6:27 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 3:43 am
  • Hello, is there something like "JpGraph" for python ? For those who don't know this PHP library: It is a high level drawing library that generates gif files with all kind of charts. Or (maybe better) ...
    Lothar ScholzLothar Scholz
    Jan 28, 2004 at 12:03 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 2:58 am
  • Our Anti-Vrus system found doc.zip- doc.exe infected with VIRUS= MyDoom.A at m (Norman,CA(Vet),Kaspersky) worm. The message is currently Purged. The message, "Test", was sent from python-list at ...
    Jan 31, 2004 at 2:49 am
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