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  • hi, Iike Python, but it is not very good at doing with multibyte character. So, I rebuilt the pythoncore source code ,make a patch for Python 2.2.1. Now, you can name you variables, class or function ...
    Wenshan DuWenshan Du
    May 8, 2002 at 12:21 pm
    May 17, 2002 at 5:19 pm
  • Hello. Little amusing offtopic. ;) There is a nice idead pointed to by /. - a file with a program(s) that solves a Perl Golf job. The amusing part is that the file contains the program in 4 different ...
    Oleg BroytmannOleg Broytmann
    May 12, 2002 at 10:12 am
    May 22, 2002 at 5:28 am
  • I'd like to announce the availability of set-0.1: an extension module for Python 2.2+ which implements a set type. It's similar to the specification in PEP 218. You can find it in the Vaults of ...
    May 10, 2002 at 7:39 pm
    May 21, 2002 at 6:10 pm
  • "David LeBlanc" <whisper at oz.net wrote in message news:<mailman.1022090021.10397.python-list at python.org ... I am in a situation where I want to learn a language that is capable of being used to ...
    May 22, 2002 at 10:15 pm
    May 31, 2002 at 8:05 am
  • (Sorry if you've already seen this -- I've posted something to this effect about a week ago and it seems it didn't make it across our news server, and at any rate not to google) The Jython docs state ...
    Markus DemleitnerMarkus Demleitner
    May 24, 2002 at 7:53 am
    Jun 3, 2002 at 12:40 pm
  • Just checking if I'm the only one to feel that shelve seriosly violates the principle of least astonishment when you shelve modifiable values: [alex at lancelot Lib]$ python Python 2.2.1 (#1, Apr 15 ...
    Alex MartelliAlex Martelli
    May 7, 2002 at 8:36 am
    Jun 7, 2002 at 12:18 am
  • Python does just what needs doing ... see the end of this piece for why: http://www.tundraware.com/Technology/Bullet/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...
    Tim DaneliukTim Daneliuk
    May 18, 2002 at 1:40 am
    May 22, 2002 at 10:38 pm
  • I am trying to get the math module to deal with degrees rather than radians. (that it deals with radians for the angular functions like sin() isn't mentioned in the docs, which was sort of an ...
    Jim RichardsonJim Richardson
    May 4, 2002 at 7:37 am
    May 8, 2002 at 5:53 am
  • Red Hat 7.x uses Python 1.52 for many of its configuration and administration activities. Ordinarily, I'd say this was a Good Thing for the betterment and furtherance of Python. However, it makes it ...
    Tim RobertsTim Roberts
    May 8, 2002 at 4:56 am
    Jul 1, 2002 at 5:13 pm
  • I would like to make a request. Today I spent again some time converting python code. It was in the SimpleXMLRPCServer.py file. I wanted to use it remotely on another computer but it gave errors ...
    May 4, 2002 at 7:28 pm
    May 12, 2002 at 7:47 pm
  • hello, with my replacement rlcompleter module i'd like to have a *correct* check if a string is 'open'. examples: asd"""askdjalsdk # open aksdjasd # closed asjdkk"kajsd'''' # open "'asdasd" # closed ...
    Holger krekelHolger krekel
    May 16, 2002 at 2:40 pm
    May 17, 2002 at 2:09 pm
  • Is there an upper memory limit which Python cannot handle? I have a calculation (external C function included with the help of SWIG; external Fortran function included with the help of F2PY; some pre ...
    Siegfried GonziSiegfried Gonzi
    May 14, 2002 at 10:28 am
    May 17, 2002 at 9:15 pm
  • hi all. I use python as the script language of a game I'm doing in Visual C. The problem that I have is that the game could have very much scripts and I don't want the user to "see" those. I know ...
    Ugo GarcíaUgo García
    May 9, 2002 at 9:57 pm
    May 13, 2002 at 3:33 pm
  • Does anyone know if Python supports multi-line comments? I believe Java and C++ (and even non-ANSI C) have /* ... */ for multi-line. Does Python have anything comparable?
    Rajat ChopraRajat Chopra
    May 8, 2002 at 4:01 pm
    May 12, 2002 at 9:10 am
  • I am not a Python expert, and I'm hoping someone can tell me how in Python to write a function of one argument x that returns a function of one argument y that returns x+y. Here, in Scheme, is what I ...
    Paul GrahamPaul Graham
    May 14, 2002 at 11:03 pm
    May 21, 2002 at 1:52 pm
  • Hi Gang, I discovered today that strings can sometimes be concatenated without using a "+": ActivePython 2.2.1 Build 222 (ActiveState Corp.) based on Python 2.2.1 (#34, Apr 15 2002, 09:51:39) [MSC 32 ...
    Grant GriffinGrant Griffin
    May 30, 2002 at 7:49 pm
    Jun 5, 2002 at 11:41 pm
  • In article <3ce7e613$0$3732 at echo-01.iinet.net.au , Rob Hall <bloke at ii dot net wrote: Take a look at my web page. -- Aahz (aahz at pythoncraft.com) <* http://www.pythoncraft.com/ "In the end, ...
    May 19, 2002 at 7:00 pm
    May 30, 2002 at 3:24 am
  • Let us assume, f(x) is a relatively complicated function and g(x,y) and h(x,y) are functions. How often is then f called in the following code: print g(f(x),f(x)) print h(f(x),f(x)) I think this ...
    May 9, 2002 at 9:44 am
    May 14, 2002 at 6:45 pm
  • Announcement: Stackless Python At It's Best, Ever. 18-May-02: Limbo Dancing works fine! Yet some more thinking for weeks, and a few days of implementation. Now, the first implementation of channels ...
    Christian TismerChristian Tismer
    May 18, 2002 at 1:30 am
    May 29, 2002 at 1:42 am
  • Why do you say x = []; x.append('a'), but get the length with len(a) ? Is there a reason for this sort of inconsistency?
    Michael BauersMichael Bauers
    May 22, 2002 at 6:13 pm
    Jun 13, 2002 at 10:09 am
  • Hello, Newbie to python, i was wondering how *skilled* guys code with it : By now to write a function i write it in a text editor (with coloured syntax), copy and paste it in idle try it, then go ...
    May 17, 2002 at 8:47 am
    May 21, 2002 at 7:30 am
  • I have a project that I want to do with python. It involves a database table with some 100,000 rows, total size about 400MB and climbing. I will be adding about 700 rows a day, and occasionally want ...
    Jim RichardsonJim Richardson
    May 13, 2002 at 3:11 am
    May 16, 2002 at 8:49 pm
  • What is the status of Python development? Or the supporting organization? I notice a lot of links in the FAQ and other documents are outdated/broken, and surfing the web I saw a lot of references to ...
    May 9, 2002 at 5:42 pm
    May 12, 2002 at 1:02 am
  • After reading about Scheme, I begun to wonder: Is there any forced need for Lambda's in Python ? I mean does Lambda contribute anything that cannot be done otherwise in Python ? -pekka-
    Pekka niiranenPekka niiranen
    May 2, 2002 at 6:29 am
    May 8, 2002 at 2:15 am
  • I have two lists, x and y with the property len(x) = len(y). I should like to achive this (x is a list of class instances) for (a,b) in (x,y): a.f(b) Is there a fancy way of doing this or have I to ...
    May 24, 2002 at 9:56 am
    Jun 24, 2002 at 4:25 am
  • Here's an idea for a possible language enhancement. I'd like to hear your comments about it. It's inspired by list comprehensions and I think the examples are pretty self-explanatory: if not ...
    Oren TiroshOren Tirosh
    May 26, 2002 at 10:59 am
    Jun 11, 2002 at 2:26 pm
  • If it's not too late to make any suggestions about this, I have one. Instead of creating an obscure syntax for encoding as the PEP describes: Python will default to ASCII as standard encoding if no ...
    David LeBlancDavid LeBlanc
    May 11, 2002 at 7:34 am
    May 13, 2002 at 6:22 pm
  • Two parts to this email (1) gather a bit of feedback on Py (2) inform those who aren't aware of Py that it is out there. Py is a print zine for Python, blah, blah, blah www.PyZine.com. Some people ...
    Bryan RichardBryan Richard
    May 8, 2002 at 10:48 pm
    May 10, 2002 at 10:12 pm
  • I've been thinking of writing a device driver in python. Some people say this is ridiculous. I used psyco to improve the speed, and now have a program that does the device driver's job (a proprietry ...
    Matthew SherborneMatthew Sherborne
    May 2, 2002 at 9:13 pm
    May 5, 2002 at 10:59 pm
  • I've seen both sides of the compatibility debate. "You're breaking my scripts!" vs. "You're holding back the language!" and I can understand both sides. While I do not think there is a perfect ...
    Antaeus FeldsparAntaeus Feldspar
    May 25, 2002 at 1:13 pm
    Jun 10, 2002 at 6:04 am
  • Obviously. Blade of Darkness uses it ... http://www.python.org/ http://www.python.org/doc/Newbies.html http://www.python.org/doc/current/tut/tut.html http://www.python.org/doc/Comparisons.html ...
    Delaney, TimothyDelaney, Timothy
    May 29, 2002 at 8:02 am
    Jun 1, 2002 at 2:28 pm
  • Hi. I currently have problems to let code inside strings execute as I want to have it. Especially the difference between "eval" and "exec" (resp. compiling as 'eval' or as 'single') makes me ...
    Simon BudigSimon Budig
    May 27, 2002 at 2:20 pm
    May 30, 2002 at 3:46 am
  • Hello Pythoneers, could anyone please point me to the piece of documentation where I can find a description of .join() and all the others? R?diger
    Ruediger MaehlRuediger Maehl
    May 30, 2002 at 1:05 pm
    Jun 3, 2002 at 8:01 am
  • I have a script that parses some email from a Maildir directory and I am looking for the number 550. I want to stop searching once the first occurrence is found in order to save time and be ...
    Corey G.Corey G.
    May 30, 2002 at 1:13 am
    Jun 1, 2002 at 6:11 am
  • I would like to feed every second (or 3rd or 4th .etc) item in a list to a function. list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e'] **some fancy map/filter -trick here** = list = ['a', function('b'), 'c', ...
    Pekka NiiranenPekka Niiranen
    May 4, 2002 at 8:37 am
    May 8, 2002 at 8:21 am
  • Greetings. I am just asking for someone's opinion. I want to pick a scripting language. I have decided that the black-and-white approach of 'just know C and Java' may not be sufficient. I ahve ...
    May 5, 2002 at 3:14 am
    May 7, 2002 at 7:55 pm
  • I can't help being disappointed that PEP 204 was rejected. To me, for i in [0:10] : is much more intuitive than the PEP 276 version for i in 10 : As for the ideas like allowing '[1, 5:10, 20]', ...
    Steve HorneSteve Horne
    May 27, 2002 at 5:31 pm
    Jun 6, 2002 at 1:59 am
  • Is there a good algorithm for generating unique numbers (ints, specifically) that can be used as object identifiers? I am discounding the obvious newid += 1 because I will need to merge different ...
    May 31, 2002 at 9:31 pm
    Jun 3, 2002 at 3:54 am
  • Hi all, I am new to this group and could not find an answer after a Google search, so please bear with me if this question was already asked. I need to build a distributed app and I am wondering ...
    Etienne LabuschagneEtienne Labuschagne
    May 2, 2002 at 11:22 am
    May 3, 2002 at 3:49 pm
  • Using Python 1.3 on an HP (UNIX) (to write my first Python script): In the following script, the while loop doesn't exit as expected if one of the variables in the conditional is assigned to equal ...
    Julia BellJulia Bell
    May 8, 2002 at 2:34 pm
    May 14, 2002 at 6:30 am
  • I was playing around with computing powers of 2 the other night, and was watching Python spit out numbers. When I tested the output by dividing it by 2 repeatedly, it seemed to be accurate and not a ...
    May 22, 2002 at 11:15 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 9:02 pm
  • I have python on linux (suse) and the string.uppercase and string.lowercase values are a bit strange. For example, string.uppercase has the following values: ...
    Phil HystadPhil Hystad
    May 20, 2002 at 12:43 am
    May 22, 2002 at 5:27 pm
  • Thanks to the folks at Riverbank Computing you can download a Python interpreter that runs on the ARM and Linux based Sharp Zaurus PDA; Riverbank's web site at ...
    Ron StephensRon Stephens
    May 12, 2002 at 10:07 pm
    May 21, 2002 at 2:19 pm
  • Hi there, How can I configure the Tkinter???
    Bohr, MikeBohr, Mike
    May 13, 2002 at 11:07 am
    May 16, 2002 at 5:02 pm
  • Hi, I am looking for some information on the basics of audio streaming, or any sort of data streaming really. I want to create an app to stream audio around a LAN and really have know Idea on where ...
    Rob Brown-BaylissRob Brown-Bayliss
    May 6, 2002 at 2:41 am
    Jun 18, 2002 at 2:38 pm
  • Hi, We're currently running a trial implementation of a teaching course in Python here at the University of Oxford Physics department. The current course uses Pascal and, although it works well, is ...
    Michael WilliamsMichael Williams
    May 22, 2002 at 11:03 am
    May 29, 2002 at 1:20 pm
  • Hi, In my python program I want to output ANSI colored text only if the terminal where the program was executed can support ANSI colored text. In all other cases the program should output ordinary ...
    Pearu PetersonPearu Peterson
    May 20, 2002 at 10:35 am
    May 22, 2002 at 10:06 am
  • I was just reading PEP284 and, in general, I like it. The trouble is, I'd quite like these limit-specifications to be more general. For example, I'd quite like to write... if 0 <= x < 10 : print "x ...
    Steve HorneSteve Horne
    May 10, 2002 at 5:17 pm
    May 21, 2002 at 5:14 pm
  • Hi ... I have been looking for a way to embed Python into a C/C++ program, but I have some problems understanding what to do, if I like to support threads. I like to de something like this : <code /* ...
    Bo LorentsenBo Lorentsen
    May 29, 2002 at 10:13 am
    Jun 12, 2002 at 8:23 am
  • In view of the number of threads labelled OT in this group, perhaps we need a new group: comp.lang.python.off-topic. Just kidding. -- Mark Hadfield "Ka puwaha et tai nei, Hoea tatou" m.hadfield at ...
    Mark HadfieldMark Hadfield
    May 22, 2002 at 9:28 pm
    May 24, 2002 at 4:36 pm
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