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  • In article <20000223161839.B3134 at stopcontact.palga.uucp , Gerrit wrote: comes functions! Lessee if I get this now . . . your chief complaint is that there's not a one-to-one match between Tk and ...
    Feb 23, 2000 at 5:51 pm
    Mar 3, 2000 at 8:02 am
  • Oh, no ... (see below) Tim Peters wrote: My God, if anyone says "John Gurd", or "Doug Edwards". or Ian Watson I will have to emigrate *again*. And I don't (yet) know how to do that in cyberspace ... ...
    Steve HoldenSteve Holden
    Feb 28, 2000 at 5:57 am
    Mar 10, 2000 at 4:43 pm
  • I'm sorry, but I can't follow this code at all. What are the precise semantics of suspend here? How does it return? -- KC5TJA/6, DM13, QRP-L #1447 Samuel A. Falvo II Oceanside, CA
    Samuel A. Falvo IISamuel A. Falvo II
    Feb 14, 2000 at 2:02 am
    Feb 28, 2000 at 4:52 pm
  • this month, comp.lang.python has seen nearly 50% more posts than any month before: http://www.egroups.com/group/python-list/info.html http://starship.python.net/crew/just/FindMailStats/ </F <!-- and ...
    Fredrik LundhFredrik Lundh
    Feb 29, 2000 at 8:59 pm
    Mar 2, 2001 at 2:58 pm
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    Fredrik LundhFredrik Lundh
    Feb 12, 2000 at 7:41 pm
    Feb 18, 2000 at 8:46 pm
  • Hey all, I noticed this just recently on http://www.python.org/1.5/ ... I did a search for "Python 3000" on the SIGS, and came up with only a handful of hits... It looked like maybe the import style ...
    Michal WallaceMichal Wallace
    Feb 10, 2000 at 6:10 am
    Mar 2, 2000 at 10:35 pm
  • I'm a die-hard C++ programmer that recently took up Python for a change of scenery and am enjoying it greatly. The one problem I am having is that I can't break myself of the semicolon habit. I've ...
    Osorronophris osorronophrisOsorronophris osorronophris
    Feb 12, 2000 at 10:11 pm
    Feb 28, 2000 at 1:50 pm
  • Erk. You're right. I just figured Python's internal object structure had a vague hierarchy like this: Object +- Sequence +- Number +- Integer +- Long integer But actually it's far more bizarre. Care ...
    Adrian EyreAdrian Eyre
    Feb 14, 2000 at 5:37 pm
    Feb 23, 2000 at 6:13 pm
  • See: http://www-4.ibm.com/software/developer/library/ruby.html Where it says: """Ruby has been gaining popularity over the past few years, especially in Japan, where it was born and conceived. Its ...
    Stuart HungerfordStuart Hungerford
    Feb 17, 2000 at 5:16 am
    Feb 29, 2000 at 9:22 pm
  • Hello, I am new to the world of programming and python. I know Zope is super cool and is python's "killer app." I was wondering if there were any other such killer apps? Thanks, Nick Henderson
    Nick HendersonNick Henderson
    Feb 18, 2000 at 5:50 am
    Feb 24, 2000 at 2:53 pm
  • I fear that this question has already been asked, but is there and equivalant one line command that is equivalant to the C command: a = x y ? x : y -- Curtis Jensen cjensen at be-research.ucsd.edu ...
    Curtis JensenCurtis Jensen
    Feb 9, 2000 at 1:04 am
    Feb 17, 2000 at 8:56 am
  • Hello all, I have a problem. In my Python enthuishasm, I ripped off the braces from my keyboard because I thought I didn't need them. Unfortunately, I have a problem now. I can't create dictionairies ...
    Gerrit HollGerrit Holl
    Feb 21, 2000 at 8:11 pm
    Feb 26, 2000 at 2:28 pm
  • Hello, I have the following problem with lines read with readline. How to remove the newline at the end? Perl has chomp() to do this. In this case use split to split up the line, but the last item ...
    A.c.a. serierA.c.a. serier
    Feb 9, 2000 at 9:59 pm
    Mar 8, 2000 at 11:49 pm
  • Thx Gordon. Now MetaKit is working fine and does almost what I want :) I also tried Gadfly which is plenty old SQL but, as far as I try it, less suitable for objects persistence. Sure it is ! If ...
    Arnaud FontaineArnaud Fontaine
    Feb 29, 2000 at 9:42 am
    Mar 2, 2000 at 7:31 pm
  • I would like to make me sorry for my questions had appear in html text, I think that now it is better An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Pedro SilvaPedro Silva
    Feb 10, 2000 at 3:45 pm
    Feb 28, 2000 at 7:30 pm
  • Well, my adventures with the Python language are moving along. One thing that worries me is the lack of garbage collection in Python; the application I'm thinking of using Python for demands many ...
    Jason StokesJason Stokes
    Feb 2, 2000 at 8:51 am
    Jan 21, 2002 at 5:00 am
  • I am reading over the BSDDB license (bsddb is owned by sleepycat software) and it appears that you can't compile and link the source code to the BSDDB to a proprietary (non-free) application without ...
    Warren PostmaWarren Postma
    Feb 14, 2000 at 3:00 pm
    Feb 25, 2000 at 9:28 am
  • I am looking for a replacement for the "filter" program that comes with elm - something that I do not have to compile and something that is easy to hack on. Does anyone know of a python version? ...
    Greg McFarlaneGreg McFarlane
    Feb 7, 2000 at 1:09 pm
    Feb 10, 2000 at 8:34 am
  • Greetings! Being totally new to Python and completely honest in saying that I have no idea of what I'm doing, I had a few questions. My team and I are thinking about embedding Python into our game ...
    Shawn LeBlancShawn LeBlanc
    Feb 22, 2000 at 9:14 pm
    Mar 1, 2000 at 8:43 am
  • Hi. I have a question regarding which source files (Modules,Objects,Parser,Python) are necessary to get a "bare-bones" python interpreter running on a non-pc platform. By non-pc I mean game console. ...
    Feb 22, 2000 at 7:39 pm
    Feb 24, 2000 at 3:10 pm
  • For more context re the below, see the archived thread (on-going) at the Math Forum. This is from an Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators listserv: ...
    Kirby UrnerKirby Urner
    Feb 1, 2000 at 8:01 pm
    Feb 7, 2000 at 1:04 pm
  • Hello all, In general, it seems to me that all good programmers indent their code. However, mandating it as part of the form of a language sounds ... strange. However, I don't like the BEGIN...END ...
    Eaglestone, Robert [NGC:B918:EXCH]Eaglestone, Robert [NGC:B918:EXCH]
    Feb 10, 2000 at 10:13 pm
    Feb 13, 2000 at 4:41 pm
  • It doesn't matter anymore that Gates resigned, maybe he already saw where Coplan was heading to. That's the end of Python/Tcl/Perl on Win32. Erase your 95/98/NT, install Linux now. Bright future for ...
    Feb 8, 2000 at 9:25 pm
    Feb 11, 2000 at 5:41 pm
  • Help wanted: Andrew Kuchling: Maintainer needed for the curses module http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?ANY0053755 David Ascher: Call for Patch for Borland compiler ...
    Fredrik LundhFredrik Lundh
    Feb 29, 2000 at 5:04 am
    Mar 8, 2000 at 1:33 am
  • I'm new to programing and in an effort to learn python, I'm trying to write a simple text counter. The script is called with an SSI exec command. The path on my server is correct and the script ...
    Robert RutkowskiRobert Rutkowski
    Feb 6, 2000 at 1:11 am
    Mar 6, 2000 at 4:17 pm
  • I was following the funtional programming thread and trying to get an idea about what tail recursion was, so I made these two functions: def add(inlist, sofar=0): if inlist: return add(inlist[1:], ...
    Felix ThibaultFelix Thibault
    Feb 26, 2000 at 7:37 am
    Mar 4, 2000 at 2:35 am
  • Hi, people. I have a little problem, which is a bit annoying, yet not that much. Maybe there is an already known solution for it? Or am I alone in having this problem? When, in Emacs, I do not have ...
    François PinardFrançois Pinard
    Feb 17, 2000 at 4:15 am
    Feb 25, 2000 at 1:26 pm
  • My son is 11 years and wants to learn programming. He heared about java at school (cool like nike or adidas ...) but in my opinion this is very hard stuff for a beginner to bring anything to play. I ...
    Fritz HeinrichmeyerFritz Heinrichmeyer
    Feb 1, 2000 at 10:05 am
    Feb 4, 2000 at 8:05 am
  • Technology Startup!! We are a group of developers which realises compilers for scripting language's. After implementation of Tcl as compiler-language we have plans for python. ??? Ask ??? =========== ...
    Andreas OttoAndreas Otto
    Feb 20, 2000 at 8:19 pm
    Mar 1, 2000 at 1:24 am
  • Get Chaucerian, win valuable prizes! Extra points if none of your posts spells it the same way as any other. -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Resistance is futile. Capacitance is ...
    Will WareWill Ware
    Feb 24, 2000 at 5:03 am
    Feb 27, 2000 at 10:11 pm
  • Could we please maybe mandate an "Official Response" to the weenies constantly posting about whitespace in Python? Something like: ------- Subject: Official Response [Re: <insert original subject ...
    Richard JonesRichard Jones
    Feb 10, 2000 at 11:04 pm
    Feb 23, 2000 at 5:34 pm
  • The following excerpt works. It reads lines from config file. But I would like to ask if it is 'right' in the Pythonian way. Since I'm just beginning in Python I do not want to twist Python into 'my' ...
    Milos PrudekMilos Prudek
    Feb 25, 2000 at 7:33 am
    Feb 27, 2000 at 9:21 am
  • Hello, here is something i do not understand ... Let's say i want to write two strings which must display "HELLO" 2 solutions to this problem: print "HEL" + "LO" or print "HEL", print "LO", But this ...
    Florent RamièreFlorent Ramière
    Feb 18, 2000 at 8:35 pm
    Feb 22, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • Hello, it's not possible to catch an exception and all its subclasses as of python 1.5.2, is it? I think this would be a nice feature for a future version of Python. What do you think? regards, ...
    Gerrit HollGerrit Holl
    Feb 11, 2000 at 9:06 pm
    Feb 22, 2000 at 3:39 am
  • I'd like to learn Python, and I want to purchase a good book. I'd like one that is suitable for a beginning programmer. If anyone has had any success learning from a book please let me know. Please ...
    Feb 27, 2000 at 8:55 pm
    Mar 6, 2000 at 11:16 pm
  • HI! I have sub-classed my own CGI-handler from CGIHTTPServer.CGIHTTPRequestHandler and have overriden the method run_cgi to write a persistent stand-alone web gateway. I copied some code from ...
    Michael StröderMichael Ströder
    Feb 18, 2000 at 1:21 am
    Feb 22, 2000 at 7:44 am
  • I'm moving from perl to python. Attached is a simple snippet of code that I'm having trouble with. Questions: 1) Best way to convert array argv[1:] into string to pass functions 2) How to implement a ...
    David R. FavorDavid R. Favor
    Feb 16, 2000 at 2:15 pm
    Feb 17, 2000 at 12:46 am
  • Am I the only one who chooses specifically not to use IDEs (IDLE included) because they don't allow you to edit files with your editor of preference? Am I the only one on the planet who thinks ...
    Jeff BlaineJeff Blaine
    Feb 9, 2000 at 3:16 pm
    Feb 15, 2000 at 3:58 pm
  • I remember reading about a language that generates absolutely no errors of any kind. Maybe it was called Nobol; I don't remember. The idea is that a syntax error indicates a failure in the language ...
    Ken SeehofKen Seehof
    Feb 28, 2000 at 5:19 am
    Feb 29, 2000 at 2:30 am
  • I have a module named test.py, which contains only the following definition: def bar(dictionary): list = ['alpha', 'bravo', 'charlie', 'delta', 'echo', 'foxtrot'] return map( lambda(x): ...
    David SmithDavid Smith
    Feb 25, 2000 at 8:10 pm
    Feb 28, 2000 at 12:40 am
  • Hello, I have the following script: #! /usr/bin/env python import sys import os class DiskUsage: __size = 0 def add(self, filename): self.__size = self.__size + os.path.getsize(filename) def ...
    Gerrit HollGerrit Holl
    Feb 24, 2000 at 3:19 pm
    Feb 26, 2000 at 4:01 pm
  • Hi, I want to use threading in a server-based search/index application. Any hints? The Python-docs didn`t help much. Tutorials, examples and code, pleez. thank you. Thomas
    Thomas WeholtThomas Weholt
    Feb 24, 2000 at 11:22 am
    Feb 25, 2000 at 1:50 am
  • I notice that the nntplib.NNTP class can throw exceptions from the underlying socket module without documenting them. What's good practice when your module involves exposing exceptions from an ...
    Jason StokesJason Stokes
    Feb 14, 2000 at 1:38 pm
    Feb 22, 2000 at 3:32 am
  • Hallo, I'm writing a GUI comparison, and I really need help. I don't want to take the time to learn all GUI's. What I have so far is attached (HTML), and also available at the following URL: ...
    Gerrit HollGerrit Holl
    Feb 17, 2000 at 9:14 pm
    Feb 19, 2000 at 3:13 pm
  • Dear all, I am happy to announce the availability of POOR MAN'S ZOPE 0.1. PMZ is very similar to Active Server Pages or PHP3/4 and allows you to include Python code into your HTML pages. Example: <h1 ...
    Andreas JungAndreas Jung
    Feb 2, 2000 at 6:29 pm
    Feb 15, 2000 at 6:28 pm
  • Here is what I get. Please help! mladen at drava:/home/mladen/projects/grayson python Python 1.5.2 (#4, Feb 14 2000, 16:39:33) [GCC pgcc-2.91.57 19980901 (egcs-1.1 re on linux2 Copyright 1991-1995 ...
    Mladen BestvinaMladen Bestvina
    Feb 23, 2000 at 3:52 pm
    Feb 23, 2000 at 8:23 pm
  • Hello, why aren't None and Ellipsis keywords? regards, Gerrit. -- cat: /home/gerrit/.signature: No such quote or joke
    Gerrit HollGerrit Holl
    Feb 18, 2000 at 8:40 pm
    Feb 22, 2000 at 6:32 am
  • I have some global vars defined in a module that are prefixed with an underscore '_'. When I do a 'from MyModule.MyModule import *' the vars with the prefix don't get imported but when I change the ...
    Feb 14, 2000 at 7:06 am
    Feb 21, 2000 at 8:30 pm
  • Hello! I was trying to get a hold of the author of PyApache. I wanted to add some modules to PyApache, like Perl has, but I needed to know what the status of PyApache is and if anybody is writing up ...
    Mark NielsenMark Nielsen
    Feb 11, 2000 at 1:57 pm
    Feb 15, 2000 at 3:07 pm
  • Hello! I am introduced to Haskell and Functional Programming by thread "Readable Functional Languages". Going through the tutorial of Haskell (I am still learning Python) I am really fascinated by ...
    Sunil HadapSunil Hadap
    Feb 3, 2000 at 9:03 am
    Feb 7, 2000 at 1:10 am
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