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  • 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
  • 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 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! 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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  • Hi, if you know the Python internals, here is a newbie question for you. If I have a list with 100 elements, each element being a long string, is it more efficient to maintain it as a dictionary ...
    Narendra C. TulpuleNarendra C. Tulpule
    Aug 29, 2003 at 12:04 am
    Aug 30, 2003 at 8:20 pm
  • Hi, I'm at a crucial stage in the development of a wide area (multi-host) ssh wrapper, and need to control what happens when a host requires password authentication. After installing pexpect, the ...
    Aug 29, 2003 at 2:21 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 7:20 pm
  • Subject of the message: Re: Approved Recipient of the message: Farideh Ghayem
    Aug 21, 2003 at 6:53 pm
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  • [didn't get Owen's original so I'm hijacking Arthur's reply...] Very long as in, Winter 2001/2002, for example? That's when a book burning (of Harry Potter books) was held by the "Christ Community ...
    Alex MartelliAlex Martelli
    Aug 28, 2003 at 4:23 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 6:28 pm
  • If I have a large collection (list, tuple, or dict) of objects, can I locate one quickly that matches a given object using the IS equivalence operator instead of the value == operator?
    Mark HahnMark Hahn
    Aug 28, 2003 at 4:14 am
    Aug 28, 2003 at 5:29 pm
  • Here is my situation. To add more functionalities to a standard library(datetime) in python, I am implementing my own code called vp.datetime (directory structure, vp/datetime.py). To make it clear ...
    Aug 24, 2003 at 4:52 am
    Aug 25, 2003 at 7:50 am
  • Hi everyone! I was just part of a small discussion concerning metaclass features on Python, and one limitation that was appointed was the inability to redefine metaclasses on existent code. Than I ...
    Gustavo NiemeyerGustavo Niemeyer
    Aug 22, 2003 at 7:30 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 7:25 am
  • Hi - I've just downloaded mysqldb for 3.2. After running the install I find that I can't import mysqldb. When I looked in the directory mysqldb was installed into the only modules visible are ...
    Richard SheaRichard Shea
    Aug 21, 2003 at 10:38 am
    Aug 24, 2003 at 12:19 pm
  • This message was created automatically by mail delivery software (Exim). A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its recipients. This is a permanent error. The following ...
    Mail Delivery SystemMail Delivery System
    Aug 19, 2003 at 8:48 pm
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  • Is anybody else having problems sending email to python-list at python.org? About 48 hours ago or so my posts stopped making it to the list (I usually post via the mailing list rather than to the ...
    Dave BrueckDave Brueck
    Aug 21, 2003 at 2:32 am
    Aug 22, 2003 at 1:03 pm
  • Hi, I'm a newbie learning to appreciate the strength of Python. I'm writing an application to look at the access_log of my apache server: When I write: for i in range(len(month)): output="Hits ...
    Aug 21, 2003 at 7:41 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 7:42 am
  • hi all, If I was to make a function call another function, and from that function, call another function (so that now I was in a 3rd function) something like this: (function 1) Is there away I can ...
    Matt SmithMatt Smith
    Aug 20, 2003 at 4:20 pm
    Aug 21, 2003 at 8:38 am
  • Hi - this mysterious behavior with shelve is just about to kill me. I hope someone here can shed some light. First of all, I have this piece of code which uses shelve to save instances of some class ...
    Rami A. KishekRami A. Kishek
    Aug 17, 2003 at 5:04 pm
    Aug 19, 2003 at 10:41 pm
  • __main__:1: FutureWarning: hex()/oct() of negative int will return a signed string in Python 2.4 and up '0xfffffffb' '0xfffffffb' '-0x5L' That is sooo ugly. I suppose it is for a backwards compatible ...
    Bengt RichterBengt Richter
    Aug 17, 2003 at 7:52 pm
    Aug 19, 2003 at 7:33 am
  • Hello, I'm writing a small business accounting type program where the interface is a bunch of forms that represent tables in a database. The interface is usually used completely with the keyboard, ...
    Caleb LandCaleb Land
    Aug 17, 2003 at 8:21 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 10:42 am
  • #- this provide better performance? If so, what would be the #- easiest way #- to do that? Check the *very* powerful module re. http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-re.html . Facundo . . . . ...
    Batista, FacundoBatista, Facundo
    Aug 15, 2003 at 9:23 pm
    Aug 17, 2003 at 3:39 am
  • I don't have any in-depth experience with XML, but I think it is what I want to use. I'm basically passing little messages around, which are basically just hashes, and up until now, I was using a ...
    Aug 15, 2003 at 4:25 am
    Aug 16, 2003 at 3:23 am
  • Hello group, What do I have to do to set up python 2.3 to run centrally on a Win 2000 network instead of installing it on every workstation? Is it possible? How do I go about updating individual ...
    John OchiltreeJohn Ochiltree
    Aug 12, 2003 at 8:22 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 8:21 pm
  • Hi. I need to work with integer as unsigned integer, but I can't find documentation how can I do it. Some reference on this will be appreciated. For example (unsigned int)(-1) == 0xFFFFFFFF. Thanks. ...
    Roman YakovenkoRoman Yakovenko
    Aug 13, 2003 at 5:40 am
    Aug 14, 2003 at 1:03 pm
  • Hi Folks, My Proglem is, I get after a query on a mysql database with module MySQLdb a tuple but I need this output from database as a string. can anybody help? - -------------- database --------- ...
    Lukas KasprowiczLukas Kasprowicz
    Aug 11, 2003 at 12:55 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:21 am
  • I have read ftpmirror.py but I can' manage to do what I want : I'd like a script that read ftp directories recursively (ident if a file or a directory) and puts all pdf's documents in a list. Has ...
    Aug 6, 2003 at 9:45 pm
    Aug 12, 2003 at 5:09 pm
  • Hi- I've been searching the web for a while and I've been unable to find a way to access c data objects in python without using SWIG. I can do methods just fine but I can't access variables. It seems ...
    Aug 7, 2003 at 2:30 pm
    Aug 8, 2003 at 11:10 pm
  • I'm trying to write a package to handle working with DBase files. There's enough different stuff in handling them (unfortunately) that I'm not going to try to the interface DB-API 2.0 compliant - ...
    Greg BrunetGreg Brunet
    Aug 7, 2003 at 2:17 am
    Aug 7, 2003 at 5:46 pm
  • Im sure this is a really obvious problem but : self.curs.execute( """SELECT * FROM user WHERE login LIKE '%%s%'""", [login] ) will not work ... gives me an "unsupported format character ''' (0x27)" ...
    Dave HarrisonDave Harrison
    Aug 7, 2003 at 4:38 am
    Aug 7, 2003 at 3:14 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to check a script which needs sys.argv I haven't seen a method to set this when running the script in IDLE's shell or editor window. The only way I've found is to assign (test values) to ...
    Helmut JarauschHelmut Jarausch
    Aug 4, 2003 at 8:26 pm
    Aug 7, 2003 at 10:22 am
  • Hi all, Am I blind, or what? I can't find any quick way to do the following in Python: substring(beginIndex, endIndex) witch returns the substring between beginIndex and endIndex. Like: text = "If ...
    Aug 6, 2003 at 11:44 am
    Aug 6, 2003 at 1:37 pm
  • Hi! I want to make an application that needs to parse an xml file, but I always have weird errors, I've got Python 2.3 Here's the beginning of my prog: from xml.dom import pulldom and here's python's ...
    Matthieu M.Matthieu M.
    Aug 3, 2003 at 5:34 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 7:02 pm
  • Hi all, trying to package a windows service into a standalone (no full python install needed) py2exe works well, except that it only appears to support 'manual start' service option and only under ...
    Aug 4, 2003 at 3:31 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 6:23 pm
  • In a Python 2.2 app. running under CGI the statements print "Hello\n" print "World" print both words on the same line in IE6. How do I print the second one on a new line (i.e. respect the \n in the ...
    Andrew ChalkAndrew Chalk
    Aug 3, 2003 at 6:52 pm
    Aug 3, 2003 at 11:36 pm
  • Anyone having problems with the 2.3 win installer? I'm running win2k pro (sp4) and the installer is freezing after the initial dialogues, just as teh install starts.
    Timothy MartensTimothy Martens
    Aug 1, 2003 at 10:09 am
    Aug 3, 2003 at 11:52 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
    Aug 31, 2003 at 8:05 pm
  • I'm looking for a good schema to use as an example for an object database system. Something like a books/authors/publishers or teachers/students/courses kind of thing. There are plenty of examples of ...
    Patrick K. O'BrienPatrick K. O'Brien
    Aug 29, 2003 at 2:50 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 2:14 pm
  • Hello all, I've googled a bit, and I've failed to find an answer to this question. Is it possible to get a classes name from inside of a class? I.e., class Foo: def print_classname(self): # somehow ...
    Travis WhittonTravis Whitton
    Aug 29, 2003 at 3:44 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 7:51 pm
  • I am just starting to learn the OO side of Python scripting, and I am a little confused on the following. Take the following example class: z = 1 def __init__(self): self.x = 2 1 2 16 17 I was ...
    Brian MunroeBrian Munroe
    Aug 27, 2003 at 11:43 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 9:58 am
  • I just downloaded the beginner package from the "Python" site, and would like some advice as to how to begin to learn how to program. Is there exercise to do, or do I need to wade through the site? ...
    Aug 27, 2003 at 3:29 pm
    Aug 27, 2003 at 6:20 pm
  • Hi, I've written a very simple 'kill-server' to help me shut down processes through Telnet or HTTP. The kill-server is a function and is launched as a thread. I use the module socket.py on Python ...
    Aug 26, 2003 at 5:47 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 8:45 pm
  • I have a real basic how-to question. When I decide to reuse a piece of python code at a different indentation level than the original, is there a common trick (or set of tricks) for moving the ...
    David LeesDavid Lees
    Aug 23, 2003 at 4:55 am
    Aug 26, 2003 at 8:21 am
  • Dear community, with the help of Giovanni Bajo, Stackless Python 3.0 beta is now available for (and only for) Python 2.2.3 . CVS checkout: CVSROOT=:pserver:anonymous at centera.de:/home/cvs cvs co ...
    Christian TismerChristian Tismer
    Aug 21, 2003 at 7:22 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 7:05 pm
  • I've put together a Python package for scraping / testing pages that depend on embedded JavaScript code (without depending on IE, Mozilla or Konqueror, and with the DOM etc. all implemented in pure ...
    John J. LeeJohn J. Lee
    Aug 20, 2003 at 10:19 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 2:40 pm
  • Does anyone know of a keystroke logger that has been written in Python for Windows machines? I'd like to see such a script and use it as a point of reference for a real-time backup project that I'm ...
    Aug 22, 2003 at 10:49 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 11:26 am
  • Hi there! For a web project I need a little expert help. I don't have written much code yet, just been fiddling around a bit, testing and planning. The web site will have a submission page for ...
    Lars BehrensLars Behrens
    Aug 23, 2003 at 9:21 pm
    Aug 24, 2003 at 11:47 am
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