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  • I'm looking to build a simple database application for use on the desktop (customer contact and feedback database). Anyone able to reccomend a simple module / package I can use... ? I've never done ...
    Jan 28, 2004 at 2:22 pm
    Jan 30, 2004 at 3:05 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to know if there is a third-party module for reading/writing id3v2 informations. Thanks
    Dusausoy BrunoDusausoy Bruno
    Jan 13, 2004 at 9:12 am
    Jan 28, 2004 at 4:45 pm
  • Hello, Does anyone have an example of a singleton design pattern in python? Thanks! -- Daniel Ortmann, LSI Logic, 3425 40th Av NW, Suite 200, Rochester MN 55901 work: Daniel.Ortmann at lsil.com / ...
    Daniel OrtmannDaniel Ortmann
    Jan 20, 2004 at 8:25 pm
    Jan 22, 2004 at 6:11 am
  • I'm writing a multithreaded COM server to manage a pool of hardware resources. All objects are designed to be thread-safe, and I've set sys.coinit_flags to COINIT_MULTITHREADED before importing ...
    John LullJohn Lull
    Jan 10, 2004 at 4:44 pm
    Jan 21, 2004 at 11:17 pm
  • **py2exe 0.5.0** (finally) released =================================== py2exe is a Python distutils extension which converts python scripts into executable windows programs, able to run without ...
    Thomas HellerThomas Heller
    Jan 16, 2004 at 7:14 pm
    Jan 21, 2004 at 6:33 pm
  • I am looking into using wxwindows for a gui to develop applications. The Apps need to be cross-platform Mac, Windows, Linux. I work For a bible college and will be developing applications ranging ...
    Jason TesserJason Tesser
    Jan 13, 2004 at 1:31 pm
    Jan 18, 2004 at 7:52 pm
  • Hi, Simple excerise: You have a sorted list of integers: l=[1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 12] and you should fill all gaps: result == [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12] How would you code this? Constrain: The ...
    Thomas GuettlerThomas Guettler
    Jan 14, 2004 at 8:43 am
    Jan 18, 2004 at 3:27 am
  • William S. Perrin wrote: I thinke your function has a sane design :-) XML is slow by design, but in your case it doesn't really matter, because is probably I/O-bound, as already pointed out by Samuel ...
    Peter OttenPeter Otten
    Jan 8, 2004 at 9:58 am
    Jan 15, 2004 at 11:20 am
  • hi, i m planning to start writing intranet applications and want ur real cool advices for choosing the correct platform. the choice is between the three: 1. Twisted 2. Medusa 3. Zope (i do not know ...
    Mir nazimMir nazim
    Jan 7, 2004 at 4:08 pm
    Jan 10, 2004 at 11:17 am
  • Using Python 2.2.3, I create this script: [beginning of script] class AnObject(object): "This might be a descriptor, but so far it doesn't seem like it" def __init__(self, somedata): self.it = ...
    John RothJohn Roth
    Jan 8, 2004 at 12:34 pm
    Jan 8, 2004 at 10:28 pm
  • Does anyone know of a text-to-HTML processing program, ideally written in Python because I'll probably be wanting to make small modifications to it, which is simple and straightforward to use and ...
    Phil huntPhil hunt
    Jan 3, 2004 at 5:51 am
    Jan 8, 2004 at 1:18 pm
  • Does anyone know how to implement plots from scipy, chaco, etc into wxPython widget? Thank you
    Oh Kyu YoonOh Kyu Yoon
    Jan 1, 2004 at 3:31 am
    Jan 3, 2004 at 9:18 pm
  • Okay, I am completely new to Python, and I really dont understand much, but I was wondering how to make a python script/program into a standalone .EXE? I dont understand py2exe at all, so if someone ...
    Xero Limit 126Xero Limit 126
    Jan 28, 2004 at 12:56 am
    Feb 19, 2004 at 11:14 am
  • Hello, Can someone please suggest how to test for a mouse click using the WinAPI? I have dispatched a windows application and would like to detect any mouseclicks (and keyboard entry for that ...
    Jan 26, 2004 at 11:00 pm
    Feb 10, 2004 at 6:38 am
  • I've got a database-driven website that's written entirely in PHP. It's all pretty MVC : NOT embedded little calls inside HTML, but rather little controller apps in the webroot that merge data with ...
    Python BabyPython Baby
    Jan 30, 2004 at 5:52 am
    Feb 3, 2004 at 11:09 am
  • Hi! If I iterate through a list, is there a way I can get the number of the iteration: first, second, third, ... l = ["three", "four", "five", "six"] for x in l print x print x.iteration() # <- ...
    Florian LindnerFlorian Lindner
    Jan 29, 2004 at 4:12 pm
    Feb 2, 2004 at 10:00 am
  • Hello, I'm interested in introducing new variables into the environment of a Python interpreter or program. In reading through old posts to this newsgroup, I see there is an often-repeating warning ...
    Robert DodierRobert Dodier
    Jan 29, 2004 at 11:59 pm
    Jan 31, 2004 at 3:46 pm
  • I have a python program (snippet below) which does not want to seem to die when I issue a sys.exit() inside the SIGTERM handler. The output below is generated as the result of sending several SIGTERM ...
    Andrew AthanAndrew Athan
    Jan 6, 2004 at 1:22 am
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:09 am
  • Does anyone here know if the wxImage class in wxPython supports dislaying images from URLs? -- Jonathan Daugherty http://www.cprogrammer.org "It's a book about a Spanish guy called Manual, you should ...
    Jonathan DaughertyJonathan Daugherty
    Jan 26, 2004 at 8:32 pm
    Jan 30, 2004 at 5:39 am
  • I am reading the "Non-Programmers Tutorial For Python" by Josh Cogliati http://www.honors.montana.edu/~jjc/easytut/easytut/easytut.html One of the exercises asks for a program to ask for a password ...
    Wil SchultzWil Schultz
    Jan 17, 2004 at 11:15 pm
    Jan 27, 2004 at 7:45 pm
  • A question for gui application programmers. . . I 've got some GUI programs, written in Python/wxPython, and I've got a help button and a help menu item. Also, I've got a compiled file made with the ...
    Jan 21, 2004 at 2:03 am
    Jan 22, 2004 at 3:56 am
  • Hi folks, I have been mulling over an idea for a very simple python-based personal document management system. The source of this possible solution is the following typical problem: I accumulate a ...
    Sandy NortonSandy Norton
    Jan 20, 2004 at 1:38 pm
    Jan 21, 2004 at 11:17 am
  • Hi, I see a lot of posts asking about "the best Python book." In my experience, there is no such thing, but there are a lot of good books that will help you along in different ways, and at different ...
    John BensonJohn Benson
    Jan 15, 2004 at 6:36 pm
    Jan 20, 2004 at 4:45 pm
  • Hi, I'm looking for a way in unpickling, or equivalent, such that can only unpickle (or is limited to) simple data structure, such as number, string, list, tuples. The doc I found ...
    Yun MaoYun Mao
    Jan 19, 2004 at 4:00 am
    Jan 20, 2004 at 11:32 am
  • Hi, I am a little experienced python programmer (2 months). I am somewhat experienced in C/C++. I am planning (now in design stage) to write an IDE in python. The IDE will not be a simple one. I had ...
    Sridhar RSridhar R
    Jan 18, 2004 at 2:25 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 5:38 pm
  • First I was astonished to see that _winreg.QueryValue doesn't accept unicode key names, then I came up with this pattern: def RegQueryValue(root, subkey): if isinstance(subkey, unicode): return ...
    Thomas HellerThomas Heller
    Jan 16, 2004 at 4:51 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 10:05 am
  • HI, 1) what are the differences between list and tuple? 2) how to concatenate tuple and list? no method, no op?rator? 3) im looking the fucking manual, and cant add value in my tuple, when it already ...
    Yomanium Yoth Taripoät IIYomanium Yoth Taripoät II
    Jan 15, 2004 at 2:08 pm
    Jan 16, 2004 at 1:49 pm
  • I have been using gettext and various utilities to provide internationalization for a wxPython application and have not really been liking the process. Essentially it uses a macro-style notation to ...
    Brian KelleyBrian Kelley
    Jan 9, 2004 at 5:02 pm
    Jan 12, 2004 at 2:20 pm
  • Where can I find concise, clear documentation[*] describing what one has to do in order to enable Python's internal help to be able to provide descriptions of Python keywords ? I am in a situation ...
    Jacek GenerowiczJacek Generowicz
    Jan 6, 2004 at 2:27 pm
    Jan 9, 2004 at 7:15 pm
  • Pardon the newbie question, but how can I iterate over blocks of data from a binary file (i.e., I can't just iterate over lines, because there may be no end-of-line delimiters at all). Essentially I ...
    Jan 6, 2004 at 8:25 pm
    Jan 7, 2004 at 1:20 pm
  • Hi There is the Lock object in the threading module. But there is no medode there I could aquire a scoped lock like: mutex = threading.Lock() my_lock = mutex.scoped_acquire() # maybe scoped_lock() ...
    Marco BubkeMarco Bubke
    Jan 4, 2004 at 7:19 pm
    Jan 7, 2004 at 8:30 am
  • For some reason, the Python preprocessing balks on the "\" line continuation character. Any ideas/thoughts? Is it just that my version of gcc is not supported? I don't "need" numeric in my current ...
    Zoo KeeperZoo Keeper
    Jan 2, 2004 at 5:20 pm
    Jan 2, 2004 at 9:56 pm
  • This might be the start of a success story. Says Nokia prefers Python! http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/64/35040.html -ringing-ly yrs- Robin Becker
    Robin BeckerRobin Becker
    Jan 21, 2004 at 9:20 pm
    Feb 19, 2004 at 3:10 pm
  • I'm considering making the transfer from Rexx to Python as a scripting language, but there's one thing I can do in Rexx that I can't seem to do in Python: run an external program. Suppose I have a ...
    Jan 31, 2004 at 7:23 pm
    Feb 1, 2004 at 3:47 pm
  • Have detected a virus (WORM_BAGLE.A) in your mail traffic on 01/19/2004 15:06:36 with an action quarantined.
    Jan 19, 2004 at 6:17 am
    Jan 29, 2004 at 2:56 pm
  • Does Python have something similar to Tcl style tracing? That is, the ability to call a subroutine when a variable is written to or read from?
    Derek FountainDerek Fountain
    Jan 28, 2004 at 2:18 am
    Jan 28, 2004 at 5:25 pm
  • Hello :) Into group-archive i found most e-mails, which touches PINGing. In my work i've used TELNET for testing if host is operational. Sometimes, for unknown reasons, workstation doesn't respond ...
    Jan 26, 2004 at 11:32 am
    Jan 27, 2004 at 3:15 pm
  • Say I have an object (foo), that contains an array (bar) of references to other objects. Now I want to puff some of the objects from the array so that I remove the array element, and destroy the ...
    Jan 14, 2004 at 11:23 pm
    Jan 26, 2004 at 11:26 pm
  • I'm struggling with what should be a trivial problem but I can't seem to come up with a proper solution: I am working on a CGI that takes utf-8 input from a browser. The input is nicely encoded so ...
    Wichert AkkermanWichert Akkerman
    Jan 22, 2004 at 10:35 am
    Jan 25, 2004 at 8:58 am
  • am I doing this wrong: print (time.time() / 60) / 60 #time.time has been running for many hours if time.time() was (21600/60) then that would equal 360/60 which would be 6, but I'm not getting 6 so ...
    Bart NessuxBart Nessux
    Jan 24, 2004 at 6:01 pm
    Jan 25, 2004 at 12:24 am
  • I'm giving vim a try to program Python. The following are the steps I follow to code/test a python program. vi test.py [key in some python code] :wq :!python test.py Is there any other way? I don't ...
    Peter WuPeter Wu
    Jan 22, 2004 at 4:17 pm
    Jan 24, 2004 at 5:55 pm
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    Rodrigo BenensonRodrigo Benenson
    Jan 21, 2004 at 8:55 pm
    Jan 22, 2004 at 2:56 pm
  • How to generate a .pyd file from a c++ file?? plz do respond thanks regards Sandhya
    Jan 13, 2004 at 12:21 pm
    Jan 22, 2004 at 2:08 pm
  • Perhaps I should take the advice given elsewhere to ask on a pyrex mailing list, but I thought I'd try here first. As I mentioned in another thread a few weeks ago, a current hobby is writing code ...
    Jeff EplerJeff Epler
    Jan 21, 2004 at 12:57 am
    Jan 21, 2004 at 1:53 pm
  • Hi, thanks to previous help my wrapper for an abstract file type with variable record length is working now. I did some test runs and its awfully slow: I didn't want to read in the whole file at once ...
    Uwe MayerUwe Mayer
    Jan 20, 2004 at 12:43 am
    Jan 20, 2004 at 7:23 am
  • mylist = [a, b, c] I want to print out the names of the variables in mylist (not the values of a, b, and c). How do I go about doing this. Thanks. Mike
    Jan 18, 2004 at 7:22 pm
    Jan 19, 2004 at 3:22 pm
  • I don't know if it's been discussed since the game came out a while ago, but I was looking through some temp files that were installed with the game Freedom Force (a very fun game) and the scenarios ...
    Wayne FoltaWayne Folta
    Jan 14, 2004 at 4:29 am
    Jan 19, 2004 at 6:11 am
  • I am using method 'a' below to pick 25 names from a pool of 225. A co-worker is using method 'b' by running it 25 times and throwing out the winning name (names are associated with numbers) after ...
    Bart NessuxBart Nessux
    Jan 15, 2004 at 7:33 pm
    Jan 16, 2004 at 1:38 pm
  • Hi all, What is the best book to start with python ? i am have been working since 1 yr with Perl. kindly enlighten, thanks, KM
    Jan 14, 2004 at 10:02 pm
    Jan 16, 2004 at 8:53 am
  • I'm writing a function that will query the comp.lang.python newsgroup via google groups....... (I haven't got nntp access from work..) I'm using urllib (for the first time)..... and google don't seem ...
    Jan 9, 2004 at 1:09 pm
    Jan 13, 2004 at 8:53 am
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