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  • I read the following interesting snippet at http://www.python.org/workshops/1997-10/proceedings/hugunin.html I was wondering if this is seriously being considered -- that is implementing Python 2.0 ...
    Graham MatthewsGraham Matthews
    May 27, 1999 at 7:33 pm
    Jun 14, 1999 at 7:42 am
  • I've just delved headfirst into what I'm trying to convince myself is a small project. In this article I will throw around some ideas; forgive the high rant-factor but it's kinda late. I would be ...
    Alexander StauboAlexander Staubo
    May 19, 1999 at 2:39 am
    Jun 2, 1999 at 10:05 pm
  • Hi out there, I'm a great fan of python and try to use it as often as possible. Based on that, I'm looking for some "fan-articles" e.g. Python T-shirts Python pens Python coffee mugs ... Is there ...
    Dr. Peter StoehrDr. Peter Stoehr
    May 1, 1999 at 9:25 pm
    May 15, 1999 at 4:15 pm
  • Last night, after reading the latest assignment in expressions thread, I went and hacked together a patch which implements the proposed while: ... and while test: ... form of the while loop. The ...
    Corran WebsterCorran Webster
    May 19, 1999 at 12:05 am
    Jun 1, 1999 at 4:44 am
  • If you've been following the "Python is too slow" thread of late, you might have noticed my sneaky bytecode rewriting functions. Well, they've been rewritten, added to and generally banged on, and ...
    Michael HudsonMichael Hudson
    May 12, 1999 at 7:28 pm
    May 17, 1999 at 11:40 am
  • I see that the FAQ suggest "a and b or c" or similar for the equivalent of the C ?: construct, but the solutions are not good, and rather ugly for being Python code. I guess ?: is tricky to implement ...
    May 25, 1999 at 3:40 pm
    Jun 4, 1999 at 12:04 pm
  • My company is mostly a VB shop. Web Development has gotten away with Perl in a corner but we are now being urged to move to ASP. I am pushing for PerlScript interfacing heavily with COM. I would like ...
    Roy StephanRoy Stephan
    May 17, 1999 at 8:36 pm
    May 23, 1999 at 6:33 pm
  • I've been mucking around with the bytecodehacks modules of Michael Hudson this past weekend, and have used it to hack up an ad hoc bytecode optimiser. I'm posting this to stimulate a bit of interest ...
    Corran WebsterCorran Webster
    May 17, 1999 at 11:13 pm
    Jun 1, 1999 at 3:45 am
  • Hi all, Every so often after a minor or major Python release I like to ask the gurus of this group about implementing Design By Contract mechanisms (a-la Eiffel) in Python. Has anything changed in ...
    Stuart HungerfordStuart Hungerford
    May 7, 1999 at 12:25 pm
    May 15, 1999 at 3:48 pm
  • Hi all, I would like to give you a summary of what I think would be the way to go to get a faster python ( and world domination ;-) ). Also I don't know if everything is feasible because I haven't ...
    Markus KohlerMarkus Kohler
    May 4, 1999 at 11:25 am
    May 17, 1999 at 8:44 am
  • Hello all, I've just recently started learning Python and am basically very impressed. One thing I can't figure out is how to do static variables though. So, for example how could you do the ...
    Stephen AllisonStephen Allison
    May 4, 1999 at 5:04 pm
    May 10, 1999 at 8:19 pm
  • Am I missing something ? ... def __init__(self, **parms): ... pass ... ... def __init__(self, **parms): ... A.__init__(self,parms) ... <__main__.A instance at 7f85a0 Traceback (innermost last): File ...
    May 25, 1999 at 6:40 pm
    Jun 14, 1999 at 6:45 am
  • It's... an embarassing question. Yes folks, I'm writing my first Python program (a text to HTML converter) and I have a slight misunderstanding with the variable scoping... Let me present some code ...
    Michael DinglerMichael Dingler
    May 26, 1999 at 6:51 pm
    May 31, 1999 at 4:34 am
  • Hi. This is a rather flame-bait-ic mail about expression assignments in Python. I am sending it to get more opinions, which will be put in, and hopefully creating a ``current opinions'' document. It ...
    Moshe ZadkaMoshe Zadka
    May 11, 1999 at 8:30 pm
    May 15, 1999 at 3:47 pm
  • Having nothing better to do one day, I whipped up a quick class that transforms functions into "listable" functions i.e. functions that automatically map themselves over a sequence. The idea was ...
    Michael VanierMichael Vanier
    May 12, 1999 at 11:30 pm
    May 20, 1999 at 2:05 am
  • i am working on a www site were our costumer wants to create a (printable) document for his customer. some data for the document (name, address, etc.) will be given using input fields. the whole damn ...
    Kaweh KazemiKaweh Kazemi
    May 7, 1999 at 3:00 pm
    May 13, 1999 at 6:34 am
  • I've been considering learning Python as a means of getting insight into OO thinking. I have been reluctant to by the snake or rat books because I have read that future versions of Python -- mayber ...
    Phil VorisPhil Voris
    May 2, 1999 at 6:03 am
    May 8, 1999 at 3:29 am
  • I'm trying to cook a minimalist Python install, and I find that python -O won't run without .pyc's in-place, even when there are pyo's. I thought pyc's were the straight-compiled version, pyo's were ...
    Randall HopperRandall Hopper
    May 26, 1999 at 6:01 pm
    Jul 9, 1999 at 11:55 am
  • Does Python 1.5.2 support to read/write files larger than 2GB under Solaris 7 ? _\|//_ (' O-O ') ------------------------------ooO-(_)-Ooo-------------------------------------- Andreas Jung, ...
    Andreas JungAndreas Jung
    May 24, 1999 at 1:50 pm
    May 28, 1999 at 3:23 pm
  • Greetings, Pythoners... I've been using Python for about five months, both at work and at home, and have found it to be a pleasure. However (and you probably guessed this was coming... isn't everyone ...
    David CuthbertDavid Cuthbert
    May 23, 1999 at 7:32 pm
    May 27, 1999 at 2:49 pm
  • We have the following problem: The initialization function of the ILU extension module gets called more than once when used within a Python COM server and called from Visual Basic (and this makes ILU ...
    Robin BoerdijkRobin Boerdijk
    May 21, 1999 at 12:51 pm
    May 27, 1999 at 5:05 pm
  • Long time Python user, but Unix newbie, seeks solution to following: I have a (C++) program which I would like users to be able to interact with via CGI. But this program has a lot of data in memory, ...
    Joe StroutJoe Strout
    May 20, 1999 at 7:39 pm
    May 21, 1999 at 5:53 pm
  • I tried to learn and use python a week ago, and wrote a small application. When it run the loop: for k in range(dimension): for i in range(dimension): for j in range(dimension): for h in ...
    SC ZhongSC Zhong
    May 10, 1999 at 8:06 am
    May 19, 1999 at 1:47 pm
  • Python gods and godesses, Being relatively new to Python, I am trying to do something using re and cannot figure out the right pattern to do what I want. The input that I am parsing is a typical ...
    Bob HorvathBob Horvath
    May 8, 1999 at 3:58 am
    May 11, 1999 at 6:21 pm
  • I would like to suggest a package organization for the standard modules. The package directories should all be in sys.path so that older modules would continue to work. Import syntax could become ...
    Paul PrescodPaul Prescod
    May 1, 1999 at 7:57 pm
    May 5, 1999 at 10:38 pm
  • What's the function name for overriding the <= operator? Thanks a lot Joe
    Joseph KuanJoseph Kuan
    May 19, 1999 at 8:23 am
    Jun 3, 1999 at 9:34 am
  • Hi, I've just started looking into Python as a possible scripting language for a game we're developing. The design of Python looks great, and the simplicity, portability, and embeddability (is that a ...
    Tim BrowseTim Browse
    May 21, 1999 at 4:48 pm
    May 30, 1999 at 9:08 pm
  • This is something I was wondering. I am relatively new to Python, and I have not yet dabbled much in any GUI goo. I am familiar with Tk, so Tkinter sounded very interesting until I heard about ...
    Bob HorvathBob Horvath
    May 18, 1999 at 1:08 pm
    May 26, 1999 at 7:22 pm
  • Hi. This question barely touches on Python, but it only comes up because I need a really good GUI for my Python application. Other than for basic UI elements such as buttons and listboxes, how ...
    Sarino SuonSarino Suon
    May 18, 1999 at 2:54 am
    May 26, 1999 at 4:45 am
  • Hi! I need to read some PDF files and look through them for some keywords I have in a list. Is there a python module to read inside a PDF file? If there isn't one, is there one in C that you may be ...
    Bruno MattarolloBruno Mattarollo
    May 4, 1999 at 7:05 pm
    May 12, 1999 at 10:38 pm
  • Hi I'm working on Windows NT, MS Developer Studio and are trying to embed the Python interprter in an application. Now I have some question about the Python/C API. In the Python/C API Reference ...
    Thomas S. StrinnhedThomas S. Strinnhed
    May 5, 1999 at 1:26 pm
    May 27, 1999 at 6:53 am
  • Pentium III chip with the individual serial number that can track your web surfing and buying habits can now have the ID number turned on and off by software. Following some links I found the ...
    Intel No PrivacyIntel No Privacy
    May 5, 1999 at 9:07 pm
    May 19, 1999 at 9:56 am
  • Environment: Solaris 2.5.1, gcc The following script chews up cycles (as expected) as well as memory (megabytes every few seconds). Does anyone know why? ...
    Greg McFarlaneGreg McFarlane
    May 26, 1999 at 6:06 am
    May 27, 1999 at 8:37 am
  • ... I just started programming in Python (today!) I want to run a few OS commands from python (on Win NT), but I cannot find a way to wait for the commands to finish. Source: ** os.system ...
    Christian TellefsenChristian Tellefsen
    May 21, 1999 at 11:48 am
    May 27, 1999 at 8:12 am
  • After doing a "make; make test", I get a failure in testing test_time.py. Here's the output when I run the test on its own: tradecenter:/usr/src/python# python Lib/test/test_time.py Traceback ...
    Alexander StauboAlexander Staubo
    May 11, 1999 at 7:29 pm
    May 22, 1999 at 1:58 pm
  • Python is very flexible about importing modules from different locations. For example: try: from MyPackage.MySubPackage import MyModule except ImportError: import MyModule MyInstance = ...
    Jeffrey KunceJeffrey Kunce
    May 17, 1999 at 6:26 pm
    May 20, 1999 at 2:48 pm
  • Hi all, I've been reading the recently published book, "Programming Web Graphics with Perl and Gnu Software" by Wallace, from O'Reilly books. It's an excellent collection of topics for generating ...
    Stuart HungerfordStuart Hungerford
    May 7, 1999 at 4:54 am
    May 10, 1999 at 3:21 pm
  • I'm running v1.5.2 on a Win95 box. I tried wsgui.py and got the following error message: ... File "C:\ ... \WSGUI.PY", line 165, in go self.sucker.rootdir = os.path.dirname( [ ...
    David FriedmanDavid Friedman
    May 31, 1999 at 2:06 am
    Jun 13, 2003 at 11:41 am
  • Hi, I've played with Python a little on Unix and have just started to use it at work on NT - we're shifting from Perl for automating some tasks. So, installing 1.5.2 I got Idle (I have 1.5.1 at home ...
    Andrew CookeAndrew Cooke
    May 29, 1999 at 9:28 pm
    Jun 6, 1999 at 3:25 am
  • Hi, I've been using Python for a few months now, and I have a couple of things I havn't figured out how to do, that would be handy 1) loop a known number of times, without creating a list of indexes: ...
    May 24, 1999 at 7:16 pm
    May 27, 1999 at 3:08 am
  • I?ve just learned Python this weekend, and I got to the Tk part and stopped. I?d rather use pygtk, for various reasons. But I don?t know how to use gtk in C either. But that?s ok; I don?t know ...
    May 24, 1999 at 6:47 pm
    May 26, 1999 at 3:57 pm
  • Newbie here. I'm writing a simple drawing program using Tk. I would like to treat the drawn elements as a list of individual instantiations of drawing classes -- line, blob, fractal, etc. I would ...
    May 25, 1999 at 1:36 am
    May 26, 1999 at 12:45 am
  • I would like to write a Python script that would read an HTML document and extract table contents from it. Eg. each table could be a list of tuples with data from the rows. I thought htmllib would ...
    Michael SpalinskiMichael Spalinski
    May 23, 1999 at 1:14 pm
    May 24, 1999 at 7:50 pm
  • Hi. Could someone please point me to some examples of Gnu C++ code wrapped up for Python? I am finding the documents rather heavy going, because they don't give any good examples. I started with the ...
    May 11, 1999 at 10:32 pm
    May 22, 1999 at 2:09 pm
  • I want to run a python program, where one module causes another Python module to execute, where the pathname of the second module is known relative to the first module. i.e. I have: ...
    Phil HuntPhil Hunt
    May 10, 1999 at 9:24 pm
    May 17, 1999 at 4:47 pm
  • Does anyone have hardware acceleration working with Linux yet? I have been waiting for over a year -- it is always reputed to be just around the corner. If anyone wants to do complete 3d toy ...
    May 10, 1999 at 8:10 pm
    May 12, 1999 at 12:02 pm
  • Hi folks, What's the best way from a python program to start another program in the background and: - redirect stdout/stderr to a file - get the process ID of the started program. It seems that: - ...
    Michael OlivierMichael Olivier
    May 6, 1999 at 5:13 pm
    May 7, 1999 at 5:40 pm
  • Hiya I am currently getting into the geeky art of home automation, using an activehome computer interface to control various appliances in the house. Now that I have got it working well with the ...
    Richard WallRichard Wall
    May 18, 1999 at 12:41 pm
    May 25, 1999 at 5:09 pm
  • Hello, everybody: I have a problem with Tkinter when I am working with a project. I made a window showing on the screen, but I found if I enlarge the window by mouse, it gets ugly, so I want to ...
    Huaming WangHuaming Wang
    May 20, 1999 at 3:39 pm
    May 21, 1999 at 2:32 pm
  • Dear all, Currently we use WinBatch to automate some tests and productions application under Windows NT. One year ago, we switched from Perl to Pyton as script language under unix. I wonder if it is ...
    Christian LemerChristian Lemer
    May 17, 1999 at 2:11 pm
    May 21, 1999 at 12:48 am
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