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    In Python 2.2 I use to have true = (1 == 1) false = not true This was at the recommendation of someone on this list some time ago. The reason (if I remember correctly) was that setting true = 1 false ...
    Daniel KleinDaniel Klein
    Aug 4, 2003 at 1:20 am
    Oct 20, 2003 at 3:59 pm
  • I've searched in vain for ages on the web about this problem. I'm trying to generate an rpm for the "numarray" python package. The catch is the system is a RedHat 7.3 system, so I need to use the ...
    Jeremy SandersJeremy Sanders
    Aug 24, 2003 at 3:38 pm
    Oct 17, 2003 at 3:50 pm
  • I'm convinced to try Python! I've read many posts, and although I recently bought a book on C to start learning it, I'd like to give Python a good chance. What IDE would you recommend for someone who ...
    Aug 18, 2003 at 11:49 am
    Sep 19, 2003 at 4:36 am
  • PyQt v3.8 has been released and can be downloaded from http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/pyqt/ Highlights of this release include the addition of many operators to existing classes and full support ...
    Phil ThompsonPhil Thompson
    Aug 17, 2003 at 7:05 pm
    Sep 16, 2003 at 3:01 am
  • Pythonistas, My loyal fans :-) will remember that I did a Python IDE roundup for _Charming Python_ a couple years back. Now I have another such roundup lined up... not the very next article, but it's ...
    David MertzDavid Mertz
    Aug 26, 2003 at 5:39 pm
    Sep 13, 2003 at 2:02 am
  • Hello, everyone. I would appreciate any advice that someone could give me on my future career path. Here is my situation: I am a bright Junior in a very well-respected private high school, taking ...
    Howard NeaseHoward Nease
    Aug 25, 2003 at 10:57 pm
    Sep 12, 2003 at 3:47 pm
  • I want to modify the {} and [] tokens to contain additional functionality they do not currently contain, such as being able to add dicts to dicts, and other things that would be very helpful for me ...
    Geoff HowlandGeoff Howland
    Aug 23, 2003 at 4:32 am
    Sep 12, 2003 at 2:07 am
  • Greetings python-list! The good news is that I've been having a blast with Python since early Spring. I've had great success in both learning the language from online / usegroup resources and ...
    Joel Forrest MoxleyJoel Forrest Moxley
    Aug 24, 2003 at 5:31 pm
    Sep 11, 2003 at 6:20 pm
  • My feed @ http://opie.net.wox.org/python has been updated. Highlights: - Python 2.3 - PyQt 3.8 - PyXML 0.8.3 - PySQLite 0.4.3 Known to work on the following platforms: - Compaq iPAQ w/ familiar-linux ...
    Michael 'Mickey' LauerMichael 'Mickey' Lauer
    Aug 30, 2003 at 2:15 pm
    Sep 8, 2003 at 12:00 pm
  • How do I use python as a wrapper for sed and/or gawk scripts? I have been using bash for my stuff, which relates mostly to lilypond, and I wouldn't mind if windows users could find it more ...
    David Raleigh ArnoldDavid Raleigh Arnold
    Aug 27, 2003 at 3:31 pm
    Sep 5, 2003 at 12:59 am
  • Hello all, I wrote the code below. It is simply a dictionary that uses regular expressions to match keys. A quick look at _test() will give you an example. Is there a module that already does this? ...
    Erik LechakErik Lechak
    Aug 21, 2003 at 4:49 am
    Sep 4, 2003 at 10:20 pm
  • For some reason, I can only connect to my server once. After that, I keep getting 'connection refused 111' messages). import socket import threading class listen_server(threading.Thread): def ...
    Aug 25, 2003 at 12:37 am
    Sep 4, 2003 at 1:19 pm
  • Given the following code,,, class Dead(object): def __init__(self, adeadthing): self.deadthing = adeadthing def getthing(self): return self.deadthing class Parrot(object): def __init__(self, ...
    Daniel KleinDaniel Klein
    Aug 31, 2003 at 3:55 am
    Sep 3, 2003 at 5:38 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying to discover a memory leak on a program of mine. I've taken several approaches, but the leak still resists to appear. First of all, I've tried to use the garbage collector to look for ...
    Debian UserDebian User
    Aug 29, 2003 at 10:59 am
    Sep 3, 2003 at 1:14 pm
  • I'm stumped. Trying to follow the docs and .. failure. here's the args '-Middwb at mainex1.asu.edu -AKHAAM at prlinux+898 -CA --D2003-08-20-09:28:13.417 -Ff -Hprlinux --JTCPIP_NPF_TEST_DARS_PORTRAIT ...
    David BearDavid Bear
    Aug 27, 2003 at 4:13 am
    Sep 3, 2003 at 12:12 pm
  • Hello. Recently, Generator Comprehensions were mentioned again on python-list. I have written an implementation for the compiler module. To try it out, however, you must be able to rebuild Python ...
    Jeff EplerJeff Epler
    Aug 26, 2003 at 9:33 pm
    Sep 3, 2003 at 11:24 am
  • Dear friends, just by chance, I got into the position to try out Zope 2.7.0 beta 1/2, and since it needs Python 2.2.3 at least, and Stackless 3.0 was just ported to that, I tried to build Zope with ...
    Christian TismerChristian Tismer
    Aug 27, 2003 at 11:55 pm
    Sep 3, 2003 at 11:23 am
  • Hello, Aspect oriented Software development seems to be expanding in the popular vision of developers, with more and more IDE 'add-ons' and even more specialized tools,Jboss etc. I've seen more and ...
    Aug 22, 2003 at 9:16 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 11:30 pm
  • I've been snooping around the web for open source kids filtering software. Something that runs as an http proxy on my home firewall and blocks certain pages based on content. It occured to me that ...
    Gregory (Grisha) TrubetskoyGregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy
    Aug 28, 2003 at 8:26 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 9:46 pm
  • When issuing updates in mysql (in the console window), mysql will tell you if any rows matched and how many rows were updated (see below). I know how to get number of rows udpated using MySQLdb, but ...
    Chris StrombergerChris Stromberger
    Aug 31, 2003 at 3:43 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 8:30 pm
  • """ Dear Amazon.com Customer, We've noticed that customers who have purchased books by Mark Lutz often enjoy the books of Sedi 200. So you might like to know that Sedi 200's newest book, Earth's Core ...
    Aug 31, 2003 at 12:38 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 7:59 pm
  • I need help with Python 2.3 installation in Windows. I installed Python 2.3 on both my computers (one running Windows XP and the other running Windows 98), after first uninstalling Python 2.2.3. In ...
    Avner BenAvner Ben
    Aug 30, 2003 at 7:53 am
    Sep 2, 2003 at 6:14 pm
  • Highly dependent on context. I use factor of 10-20 as a ballpark, with factor of 100 for some things like low-level string processing. Eg, I've got a pure Python regexp engine which clocks at about ...
    Andrew DalkeAndrew Dalke
    Aug 20, 2003 at 10:00 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 4:53 pm
  • Hello ppl, I'm having difficulties to accomplish some simple chores with binary data. I'm having a string (?) which I received via an HTTP transactions which is a binary file. Problem is the ...
    Bill LorenBill Loren
    Aug 28, 2003 at 2:01 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 3:53 pm
  • I'm currently working on a project to convert an Interwoven-based site to use Zope instead. Has anyone attempted this before and if so, were you able to do it with Zope? Could you use the XML files ...
    Aug 28, 2003 at 2:20 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 3:40 pm
  • It seems the Gods are proposing to distribute the documentation and help for Python-2.3.1 in .chm form. I particularly detest .chm and much prefer .html as it works across all platforms. Additionally ...
    Robin BeckerRobin Becker
    Aug 30, 2003 at 9:53 am
    Sep 2, 2003 at 1:17 pm
  • does anyone know where i can find a printer friendly version of the python tutorial release 2.3?
    Aug 31, 2003 at 1:05 am
    Sep 2, 2003 at 11:34 am
  • I'm on a Red Hat 9 system, which has Python 2.2.2 installed, and I installed 2.3 separately into /home/rob/Python-2.3/ (creating the symbolic link "py23" to point to my 2.3 installation). Now I'm ...
    Rob AndrewsRob Andrews
    Aug 27, 2003 at 8:12 pm
    Sep 2, 2003 at 9:41 am
  • Hi, For error processing I found convenient maintaining a dictionary where the keys are exception *classes* and the values are callables. Of course, for this to work, exception classes have to be ...
    Gonçalo RodriguesGonçalo Rodrigues
    Aug 31, 2003 at 9:22 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 10:05 pm
  • Hello, I've got a Red Hat Linux 9 system with Python 2.2.2 and I would like to update to Python 2.3. I got the 2.3 source and built and installed it. Python 2.3 itself works but it doesn't have ...
    Jay BromleyJay Bromley
    Aug 29, 2003 at 6:40 am
    Sep 1, 2003 at 9:22 pm
  • Hello, We have been deploying our web application over win2k servers. It is written in Python and uses Active Scripting to meet our requirements that it must be ASP application. So far, it was O.K. ...
    Chung JihoChung Jiho
    Aug 28, 2003 at 9:10 am
    Sep 1, 2003 at 9:03 pm
  • I'm working on an ODBMS written in Python, for Python, and was wondering if anyone was interested. In particular, I'd like to know what features would be useful, and what types of use cases people ...
    Patrick K. O'BrienPatrick K. O'Brien
    Aug 28, 2003 at 9:37 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 8:44 pm
  • Hi I have a made a script that process normals for a flat shaded 3D mesh's. It compares every vert with every other vert to look for verts that can share normals and It takes ages. I'm not asking ...
    Aug 30, 2003 at 5:08 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 8:29 pm
  • Is there any reason not to structure my program like this? def ... def ... var = ... var = ... import ... import ... main_function() E.g. does it compile to slower code, or does it confuse PyChecker ...
    Hallvard B Furuseth (nospam nospam)Hallvard B Furuseth (nospam nospam)
    Aug 28, 2003 at 6:25 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 6:26 pm
  • Hello. I am relatively new to Python and I have a strange problem with some code. In a class the __call__ method gets parameters like this: class WhatsUp: __call__ ( self, var1, var2 = '', *moreVars, ...
    Andreas NeudeckerAndreas Neudecker
    Aug 29, 2003 at 2:33 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 4:36 pm
  • I have searched for an answer to this question on the comp.lang.python archives at Google Groups, and also looked through the (sparse) MySQLdb documentation, and cannot confirm for a FACT what I ...
    Sheila KingSheila King
    Aug 31, 2003 at 11:57 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 4:35 pm
  • Stats: Python2.3 windows2000 professional If I have ``Full Control'' of a bsddb file, no problem: ... but if I change to read-only access (as in permissions on file): Traceback (most recent call ...
    Harry PehkonenHarry Pehkonen
    Aug 29, 2003 at 8:20 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 4:33 pm
  • I downloaded the beginner package from the "Python" site, and would like to know my next move. Should I wade through the site, or are there some exorcises I can do to get started in the process of ...
    Aug 27, 2003 at 5:25 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 4:29 pm
  • Hi all I am relatively new to Python but have som programming experience. I am experimenting wit a POP3-program and it's fairly easy. I want to read the mails into an array of lists so I later can ...
    Bertel Lund HansenBertel Lund Hansen
    Aug 31, 2003 at 2:29 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 3:49 pm
  • I'm new to both programing and python and having a bit of a problem finding an answer online. I've got a script that will be running on a Windows Machine and will need to access remote servers not in ...
    Aug 28, 2003 at 3:38 am
    Sep 1, 2003 at 3:28 pm
  • As far as I remember, the zip format does not support storing empty directories. But you could put a file with an easily recognizable name in all empty directories, e.g. __empty__. Peter
    Peter OttenPeter Otten
    Aug 29, 2003 at 1:12 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 11:28 am
  • BlackAdder is an application development environment that allows professional and hobbyist programmers alike to produce complex applications for the Windows and Linux platforms. BlackAdder brings ...
    Aug 24, 2003 at 11:44 am
    Sep 1, 2003 at 9:37 am
  • Hi, I am doing a gui application where child windows pop up with options after the user selects particular buttons from the master window. However, the master window is still active underneath the ...
    Aug 29, 2003 at 6:12 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 7:57 am
  • I'd like to programmatically remove a service or change its startup type to disabled. I know how to remove it from the command line but is there another way using the win32 extensions? I've looked ...
    Matt RapoportMatt Rapoport
    Aug 29, 2003 at 6:44 pm
    Sep 1, 2003 at 7:53 am
  • Hi! This is the ezmlm program. I'm managing the zsh-users at sunsite.dk mailing list. To confirm that you would like python-list at python.org removed from the zsh-users mailing list, please send an ...
    Aug 30, 2003 at 10:50 pm
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  • This doesn't work, but is there any elegant way to do something like this? def gen2(): yield "hello" def gen1(): gen2() yield "world" for i in gen1(): print i ---- output ---- hello world I'm doing ...
    Aug 28, 2003 at 3:51 am
    Aug 31, 2003 at 10:12 pm
  • I have the following function that compares two filenames based on their basename only: _basenameCmp = lambda self, *pair: cmp(*map(os.path.basename, pair)) This is so that I can sort a list of ...
    Aug 30, 2003 at 11:25 pm
    Aug 31, 2003 at 9:37 pm
  • is python suitable for a production level deployment of CAD type of software. we may have to develop a specific purpose visual designing software for an interior designer to be deployed at several ...
    Sanjay MinniSanjay Minni
    Aug 17, 2003 at 6:22 am
    Aug 31, 2003 at 9:30 pm
  • Hi! This is the ezmlm program. I'm managing the cygwin at cygwin.com mailing list. To confirm that you would like python-list at python.org added to the cygwin mailing list, please send an empty ...
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  • hello, i have an unexpected behaviour that i didn't understand, can someone explain this to me ? if s == '': return stack stack.append(s[:1]) return doit(s[1:], stack) ['t', 'h', 'i', 's'] ['t', 'h', ...
    Aug 31, 2003 at 10:36 am
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