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  • I have started the DVCS PEP which can be seen at http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dg7fctr4_40dvjkdg64 . Not much is there beyond the rationale, usage scenarios I plan to use, and what other sections I ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Nov 3, 2008 at 12:05 am
    Nov 7, 2008 at 5:58 pm
  • Martin suggests, and I agree, that we should release Python 3.0 final and 2.6.1 at the same time. Makes sense to me. That would mean that Python 2.6.1 should be ready on 03-Dec (well, if Python 3.0 ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Nov 18, 2008 at 1:56 am
    Nov 27, 2008 at 8:40 pm
  • Hi, I encountered a weird problem using distutils. Generally, distutils try to use the same compiler options used for building Python interpreter, but it looks like some of them are omitted ...
    Akira KitadaAkira Kitada
    Nov 26, 2008 at 5:28 pm
    Dec 1, 2008 at 10:55 pm
  • I've read some of the past discussion about including GMP into the python core and understand the reasons for not doing so. Rather than that, what about patching Python's long implementation to use ...
    Paul MillerPaul Miller
    Nov 3, 2008 at 5:56 pm
    Nov 15, 2008 at 11:17 pm
  • Python programmers need to dynamically load submodules instead of top-level modules -- given a string with module hierarchy, e.g. 'foo.bar.baz', access to the tail module 'baz' is required instead of ...
    Mart SomermaaMart Somermaa
    Nov 27, 2008 at 2:40 pm
    Nov 30, 2008 at 7:13 pm
  • This is my first message in this list, therefore I would like to say hello to everyone. I also hope, that I am not breaking any rules or guidelines for sending proposals. I would like to ask, if it ...
    Filip GruszczyńskiFilip Gruszczyński
    Nov 30, 2008 at 6:41 pm
    Dec 3, 2008 at 3:39 am
  • As Victor Stinner mentioned in a recent thread, there's a patch in the works to add a numbits ... um ... gadget to integers, returning the number of bits needed to represent the integer (or more ...
    Mark DickinsonMark Dickinson
    Nov 12, 2008 at 12:16 am
    Nov 12, 2008 at 9:07 pm
  • Are there plans for a 2.4 release that includes: http://bugs.python.org/issue2620, and http://svn.python.org/view?reve335&view=rev ? These (and other fixes) address: ...
    Jim FultonJim Fulton
    Nov 7, 2008 at 2:24 pm
    Nov 9, 2008 at 2:06 am
  • OK, I give: git is in the running. But do realize it will take a lot for it to beat out bzr or hg. I have emailed some people who have shown allegiance to a specific DVCS to seeif they are willing to ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Nov 5, 2008 at 12:34 am
    Nov 7, 2008 at 5:55 pm
  • Grepping through Python's sources tells me that we have over 2,000 "XXX" comments. The thing that irks me about them is that the have a very slow rate of being resolved, since they usually act more ...
    Benjamin PetersonBenjamin Peterson
    Nov 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm
    Nov 4, 2008 at 10:54 am
  • ACTIVITY SUMMARY (10/31/08 - 11/07/08) Python tracker at http://bugs.python.org/ To view or respond to any of the issues listed below, click on the issue number. Do NOT respond to this message. 2161 ...
    Python trackerPython tracker
    Nov 7, 2008 at 5:06 pm
    Nov 28, 2008 at 5:06 pm
  • Brett Cannon has suggested [1] that the logging package should provide an implementation of warnings.showwarning which redirects to logging. Here are my first thoughts about how this might work: A ...
    Vinay SajipVinay Sajip
    Nov 22, 2008 at 11:12 am
    Nov 25, 2008 at 9:00 am
  • Hi, Patches ======= There are some very interesting propositions (with patches!) to optimize Python int and long types (especially the long integers). -------------------------------- haypo: Macros ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Nov 11, 2008 at 1:25 pm
    Nov 13, 2008 at 2:53 pm
  • Can someone please add the attached SSH 2 DSA key for me? I want to be able to help out with the rc tomorrow while I am at work. -Brett A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: id_dsa.pub Type: ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Nov 18, 2008 at 9:17 pm
    Nov 19, 2008 at 1:13 am
  • For an unknown reason, datetime.date.today() began throwing a cryptic "AttributeError: time" exception. It took me a while to figure out that this was caused by an accidental overriding of the ...
    Tal EinatTal Einat
    Nov 16, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    Dec 10, 2008 at 6:19 pm
  • A friend pointed out that running python under valgrind (simply "valgrind python") produces a lot of "invalid read" errors. Reading up on Misc/README.valgrind only seems to describe why ...
    Hrvoje NiksicHrvoje Niksic
    Nov 28, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    Dec 1, 2008 at 3:32 pm
  • A while ago I contacted Jukka Laurila from the Nokia developer board about IEEE 754 support on S60 phones. The information from Jukka may be useful for future reference. Christian -------- Original ...
    Christian HeimesChristian Heimes
    Nov 27, 2008 at 2:58 pm
    Nov 28, 2008 at 5:59 pm
  • Hi, There are some interresting tickets about the datetime module: #1673409: datetime module missing some important methods #1083: Confusing error message when dividing timedelta using / #2706: ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Nov 14, 2008 at 10:59 pm
    Nov 17, 2008 at 11:37 am
  • hi all, i am trying to find out where is the part of the code in the python interpreter that opens up the .py file and parses it. in particular, i am trying to find the file open command in that ...
    Adrian goldingAdrian golding
    Nov 3, 2008 at 7:04 am
    Nov 4, 2008 at 7:59 pm
  • I built Python 2.5.2 on RedHat3 and wrapped it up with some other stuff that was deployed on RedHat4. When trying to fire up Idle on RedHat4, there is an error that states a usable init.tcl cannot be ...
    Nov 26, 2008 at 10:42 pm
    Nov 27, 2008 at 6:40 am
  • Hello! Does someone systematically track the CVE vulnerability list? Ideally, Python security officers would have close collaboration with whoever manages CVE (like distribution security officers ...
    Mart SomermaaMart Somermaa
    Nov 20, 2008 at 9:37 am
    Nov 24, 2008 at 7:28 pm
  • Hello everybody, As part of an advanced compiler design course at our university (ETH Zurich), we have to implement an optimization (or various thereof). I've spoken with a couple of people who are, ...
    Daniel FurrerDaniel Furrer
    Nov 14, 2008 at 2:27 pm
    Nov 14, 2008 at 10:07 pm
  • On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I am happy to announce the second release candidate for Python 3.0. This is a release candidate, so while it is not suitable for ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Nov 7, 2008 at 3:53 am
    Nov 7, 2008 at 8:24 pm
  • '2.0' '2' The docs also say that 'g' prints it as fixed point unless the number is too large. But the fixed point format differs from what 'f' would print. I guess it didn't say they'd both print it ...
    Dino ViehlandDino Viehland
    Nov 22, 2008 at 12:51 am
    Dec 1, 2008 at 6:15 pm
  • I just ran "svn up" in my 2.6 sandbox and got this warning about the configure script: svn: File 'configure' has inconsistent newlines svn: Inconsistent line ending style I don't see any newlines ...
    Nov 30, 2008 at 4:00 am
    Nov 30, 2008 at 2:54 pm
  • I need a release manager call on whether or not the proposed resolution of this issue goes beyond what is acceptable for a bug fix in 2.6.1. Short version: - Python 2.5 allowed packages to be ...
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Nov 18, 2008 at 10:55 am
    Nov 22, 2008 at 4:40 am
  • I've been implementing bytearray for IronPython and I noticed a couple of spots where the non-mutating methods of bytearray return self. In 2.6 but not in 3.0 RC2: x = bytearray(b'abc') y = ...
    Dino ViehlandDino Viehland
    Nov 18, 2008 at 9:01 pm
    Nov 18, 2008 at 9:36 pm
  • Hello to all, I am writing a program in python to convert Indic true type fonts in Unicode. I like to know is there any way to read the fonts and on the basis of that i can use map file to convert ...
    Ganesh gajreGanesh gajre
    Nov 17, 2008 at 7:17 am
    Nov 17, 2008 at 10:01 am
  • The current Py3k documentation [1] states that the built-in exec() function should be able to execute code from "open file objects": --- 8< --- exec(object[, globals[, locals]]) This function ...
    Jukka AhoJukka Aho
    Nov 11, 2008 at 12:00 pm
    Nov 11, 2008 at 9:44 pm
  • Why don't range and xrange threat floats as floats? Is there any good reason range and xrange don't threat floats as floats but as integers? When I enter float arguments in a range, the floats are ...
    L VL V
    Nov 5, 2008 at 6:26 pm
    Nov 5, 2008 at 7:09 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to write a small daemon in Python, which should never be swapped out (on Linux, this daemon will be Linux specific, so no need in a platform-independent solution). In C I'd do: #include ...
    Evgeni GolovEvgeni Golov
    Nov 24, 2008 at 12:44 am
    Jan 29, 2009 at 12:38 pm
  • Dear All, I found I needed support for taint mode in python and have done some work to realise this. It's by no means complete at this time, but I'm floating this idea on this group to see how much ...
    Nicole KingNicole King
    Nov 27, 2008 at 7:52 pm
    Nov 28, 2008 at 10:49 am
  • I haven't seen anyone mention it on this list, and there was one message on distutils-sig but it seems to have gone ignored [1]. Uploading packages to PyPI seems to be failing since at least ...
    Sidnei da SilvaSidnei da Silva
    Nov 18, 2008 at 1:23 pm
    Nov 18, 2008 at 11:35 pm
  • Hi all, a while back there was a discussion about new operators for the language, which ended in people mentioning that the status of PEP 225 was still undecided and that it was the most likely route ...
    Fernando PerezFernando Perez
    Nov 8, 2008 at 4:01 am
    Nov 10, 2008 at 1:21 am
  • I came across this in socket.c: # _rbufsize is the suggested recv buffer size. It is *strictly* # obeyed within readline() for recv calls. If it is larger than # default_bufsize it will be used for ...
    Kristján Valur JónssonKristján Valur Jónsson
    Nov 27, 2008 at 2:50 pm
    Nov 27, 2008 at 8:58 pm
  • I was experimenting with profiled builds and building more extensions as builtins instead of loadable modules, noticing that Module/Setup.dist is not kept updated. Currently only the section above ...
    Matthias KloseMatthias Klose
    Nov 26, 2008 at 10:55 pm
    Nov 26, 2008 at 11:52 pm
  • On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I am happy to announce the third and last planned release candidate for Python 3.0. This is a release candidate, so while it is not ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Nov 21, 2008 at 3:06 pm
    Nov 22, 2008 at 1:17 am
  • A trick we added to 2.6 that users seem to not notice is that it is now possible to execute zipfiles and directories from the command line by including a __main__.py module (that module will then be ...
    Nick CoghlanNick Coghlan
    Nov 21, 2008 at 11:52 pm
    Nov 22, 2008 at 12:28 am
  • Hello there. I recently created this issue: http://bugs.python.org/issue4336 I've had no response so far. This patch solved a serious performance problem with simple xmlrpc queries for us. Any ...
    Kristján Valur JónssonKristján Valur Jónsson
    Nov 20, 2008 at 3:59 pm
    Nov 20, 2008 at 5:59 pm
  • Wow, how long has this been? OK, so these aren't really the summaries. It is half-done summaries, which I've posted to the wiki for community collaboration. Anyone with a better understanding a ...
    Calvin SpealmanCalvin Spealman
    Nov 16, 2008 at 6:39 am
    Nov 16, 2008 at 3:19 pm
  • I use new sparse checkouts feature added in SVN 1.5 a lot to save some traffic when working with Python code. However, when server is older than 1.5, partial checkouts filter directory tree on client ...
    Anatoly techtonikAnatoly techtonik
    Nov 13, 2008 at 12:49 pm
    Nov 13, 2008 at 7:22 pm
  • I'm trying to build a Python25.chm file using the source in the Python 2.5.2 tarball. I'm not really a Windows guru so I'm at a loss of even where to begin as the Doc\README file doesn't mention how ...
    Dave PetersonDave Peterson
    Nov 13, 2008 at 12:12 am
    Nov 13, 2008 at 12:30 am
  • Hi all! I generated this info for other list, thought that it could be valuable to share it here... I've been collecting some statistics since January, as I'm concerned about the issue of tickets ...
    Facundo BatistaFacundo Batista
    Nov 12, 2008 at 2:08 am
    Nov 12, 2008 at 5:40 am
  • Thanks to the flu that I am getting over I finally got around to start writing the dev docs I have been planning to author for years. The first one is how to get set up, with the draft at ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Nov 9, 2008 at 3:04 am
    Nov 9, 2008 at 1:30 pm
  • Hi, I need to select a text of text field! Which function is used for selection of text of text field? Sonia, Connect to the next generation of MSN Messenger? ...
    Nov 3, 2008 at 3:59 am
    Nov 3, 2008 at 4:01 am
  • i am using it postgresql as back-end and HTML as front-end,i want to display 10-10 records at a time which is there in the database using python.so what is function for buffer that we can use it in ...
    Aditi MeherAditi Meher
    Nov 2, 2008 at 2:40 pm
    Nov 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm
  • there's an alpha-release interpreter based on cpython2.6 that has support for 2.6 extensions, & can automatically generate & import files using 2to3 (& pure python3.0 scripts as well). it consists of ...
    Nov 26, 2008 at 8:35 am
    Nov 26, 2008 at 8:35 am
  • subprocess.Popen is much SLOWER than os.popen() on Mac and Solaris. The goal is to read the output of a command (through a pipe) as fast as possible. The problem is the pipe buffering (the reader ...
    Victor StinnerVictor Stinner
    Nov 24, 2008 at 1:37 am
    Nov 24, 2008 at 1:37 am
  • The Setup doc I sent to the list a little while back has now been put online at http://www.python.org/dev/setup/ . I also fleshed out the dev FAQ so that technical details are all in there while the ...
    Brett CannonBrett Cannon
    Nov 15, 2008 at 7:35 am
    Nov 15, 2008 at 7:35 am
  • Working on the spam filters... hit 'd' now... S
    Nov 14, 2008 at 4:50 am
    Nov 14, 2008 at 4:50 am
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