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  • do i dare to open a thread about this? come on you braver men we are at least not bought by g***le but why? others have said it so many times i think :-//// but why? a few syntactic 'cleanups' for ...
    Sverker NilssonSverker Nilsson
    Apr 14, 2008 at 11:10 pm
    Apr 18, 2008 at 6:49 pm
  • Hy guys, A friend of mine i a proud PERL developer which always keeps making jokes on python's cost. Please give me any arguments to cut him down about his commnets like :"keep programing i python. ...
    Apr 22, 2008 at 10:25 am
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  • This morning almost half of c.l.p was spam. In order to try to not tar both the benign google group users and the malignant ones with the same brush, I've been trying to kill usenet spam with subject ...
    Grant EdwardsGrant Edwards
    Apr 16, 2008 at 2:19 pm
    May 3, 2008 at 6:14 am
  • I've always had an interest in Python and would like to dabble in it further. I've worked on a few very small command line programs but nothing of any complexity. I'd like to build a really simple ...
    Chris StewartChris Stewart
    Apr 10, 2008 at 1:54 am
    Apr 17, 2008 at 12:57 am
  • Hello, I was hoping to get some opinions on a subject. I've been programming Python for almost two years now. Recently I learned Perl, but frankly I'm not very comfortable with it. Now I want to move ...
    Apr 14, 2008 at 6:44 am
    Apr 24, 2008 at 9:03 am
  • Hello Guys... I just had one moment of exceptional clarity, during which realized how I could get the GIL out of my way... It's so simple, I cannot help wondering why nobody has thought of it before. ...
    Apr 17, 2008 at 12:37 am
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  • The built-in function round( ) will always "round up", that is 1.5 is rounded to 2.0 and 2.5 is rounded to 3.0. If I want to round to the nearest even, that is my_round(1.5) = 2 # As expected ...
    Apr 11, 2008 at 10:14 am
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  • We are happy to announce the first release of Pry, a unit testing framework. Features ======== * Built-in coverage analysis, profiling, and quick-and-dirty benchmarking * Assertion-based tests - no ...
    Aldo CortesiAldo Cortesi
    Apr 2, 2008 at 1:16 am
    Apr 7, 2008 at 2:36 pm
  • Hi: I am able (finally) to upload an image to the database. However, when I try to retrieve it, I get a string literal. Here is my code: #!/usr/local/bin/python import cgitb; cgitb.enable() import ...
    Victor SuberviVictor Subervi
    Apr 8, 2008 at 3:24 pm
    Apr 16, 2008 at 1:16 pm
  • Why is the migration to py3k a concern? For example I have libraries which use string%dictionary substitution where the dictionary is actually an object which emulates a dictionary. The __getitem__ ...
    Aaron WattersAaron Watters
    Apr 18, 2008 at 3:58 pm
    May 13, 2008 at 6:48 am
  • I'm reading 3-byte numbers from a file and they are signed (+8 to -8million). This seems to work, but I'm not sure it's right. # Convert the 3-characters into a number. Value1, Value2, Value3 = ...
    Bob GreschkeBob Greschke
    Apr 18, 2008 at 7:57 pm
    Apr 22, 2008 at 1:03 pm
  • I was shocked a while ago when a discovered that in Python you can't do a multiline assignment with comments between the lines. For example, let's say I want to assign a bunch of variables to an ...
    Apr 17, 2008 at 2:59 pm
    Apr 18, 2008 at 9:28 am
  • Both codes below read the same huge(~35MB) text file. In the file 1000000 lines, the length of each line < 99 chars. Stable result: Python runs ~0.65s C : ~0.70s Any thoughts? import time ...
    Apr 26, 2008 at 3:10 pm
    May 23, 2008 at 7:20 am
  • How can I compute with the integer values of characters in python? Like 'a' + 1 equals 'b' etc
    Apr 30, 2008 at 6:13 am
    May 12, 2008 at 6:39 am
  • Hi, Sorry to start off on a negative note in the list, but I feel that the Python subprocess module is sorely deficient because it lacks a mechanism to: 1. Create non-blocking pipes which can be read ...
    Apr 22, 2008 at 10:52 am
    Apr 23, 2008 at 2:38 pm
  • I'm a high school computer teacher, and I'm starting a series of programming courses next year (disguised as "game development" classes to capture more interest). The first year will be a gentle ...
    Apr 1, 2008 at 5:27 pm
    Apr 21, 2008 at 8:43 pm
  • Hi, people! Greetings~ These days I have been running a text processing program, written by python, of cause. In order to evaluate the memory operation, I used the codes below: """ successfully !! ...
    Hank @ITGroupHank @ITGroup
    Apr 20, 2008 at 8:40 am
    Apr 22, 2008 at 11:06 am
  • For serveral years, I have been looking for a way to migrate away from desktop GUI/client-server programming onto the browser based network computing model of programming. Unfortunately, up until ...
    John HenryJohn Henry
    Apr 26, 2008 at 6:18 am
    May 30, 2008 at 12:00 am
  • Python????????????????.
    Apr 13, 2008 at 7:18 am
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  • In an application dealing with very large text files, I need to create dictionaries indexed by tuples of words (bi-, tri-, n-grams) or nested dictionaries. The number of different data structures in ...
    Andreas EiseleAndreas Eisele
    Apr 12, 2008 at 11:02 am
    May 1, 2008 at 5:55 pm
  • I've been poking around the world of object-relational mappers and it inspired me to coin a corellary to the the famous quote on regular expressions: "You have objects and a database: that's 2 ...
    Aaron WattersAaron Watters
    Apr 1, 2008 at 8:40 pm
    Apr 4, 2008 at 10:03 am
  • Hi, All. I'm just getting my feet wet on Python and, just for starters, I'm coding some elementary number theory algorithms (yes, I know that most of them are already implemented as modules, but this ...
    Rogério BritoRogério Brito
    Apr 25, 2008 at 12:31 am
    Apr 28, 2008 at 9:09 pm
  • How widely adopted is python 2.5? We are doing some development, and have a choice to make: a) Use all the 2.5 features we want. b) Maintain backwards compatability with 2.4. So I guess the question ...
    Joseph TurianJoseph Turian
    Apr 18, 2008 at 6:08 pm
    Apr 22, 2008 at 1:15 am
  • I was considering putting together a proposal for an alternate block syntax for python, and I figured I'd post it here and see what the general reactions are. I did some searching, and while I found ...
    Eric WertmanEric Wertman
    Apr 20, 2008 at 3:35 pm
    Apr 22, 2008 at 9:39 am
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    Apr 22, 2008 at 9:14 pm
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  • okay, I'm having this one problem with a text adventure game. It's kind of hard to explain, but I'll do my best. [code] def prompt_kitchen(): global gold gold_taken = False while True: prompt_kit = ...
    Apr 9, 2008 at 1:01 am
    Apr 16, 2008 at 3:26 pm
  • Google have announced a new service called 'Google App Engine' which may be of interest to some of the people here (although if you want to sign up you'll have to join the queue behind me): ...
    Duncan BoothDuncan Booth
    Apr 8, 2008 at 8:55 am
    Apr 10, 2008 at 3:30 pm
  • Hi, True Why? Is there a logical reason? Gregor
    Gregor HorvathGregor Horvath
    Apr 25, 2008 at 6:27 pm
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  • I wanted to ask for standard ways to receive data from a socket stream (with socket.socket.recv()). It's simple when you know the amount of data that you're going to receive, or when you'll receive ...
    Apr 25, 2008 at 10:39 pm
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  • Please remove ability to multiple inheritance in Python 3000. Multiple inheritance is bad for design, rarely used and contains many problems for usual users. Every program can be designed only with ...
    Apr 22, 2008 at 11:07 am
    Apr 28, 2008 at 5:10 pm
  • I am using Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Apr 18 2007, 08:51:08) [MSC v. 1310 32 bit (Intel)] on win32 with IDLE 1.2.1 My O/S is Windows XP SP2 I use 512 MB RAM. I am encountering the following problems: ...
    Subhabrata IiscSubhabrata Iisc
    Apr 8, 2008 at 8:24 am
    Apr 10, 2008 at 5:52 pm
  • Hello, I find that I learn easier when I go from specific examples to a more general explanation of function's utility and I made a reference guide that will eventually document all functions, ...
    Apr 2, 2008 at 1:15 am
    Apr 7, 2008 at 9:46 am
  • 1st question: when i run this program 1 will be printed into the interpreter when i run it BUT without me clicking the actual button. when i then click the button "1", nothing happens. obv i dont ...
    Apr 5, 2008 at 1:06 am
    Apr 5, 2008 at 7:24 pm
  • Hello Everyone. I am relatively new to Zope(using it for a work project) and I was wondering if someone here could help me out or at least refer me to a decent documentationg for Zope/DTML/Python (at ...
    Apr 29, 2008 at 11:56 am
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  • Sadly. Thanks, Ken
    Kenneth McDonaldKenneth McDonald
    Apr 22, 2008 at 6:36 pm
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  • if i want a function that can take any amount of arguments how do i do? lets say i want a function average that accepts any number of integers and returns the average.
    Apr 24, 2008 at 3:43 am
    Apr 28, 2008 at 1:26 pm
  • I am a complete ignoramus and newbie when it comes to designing and coding networked clients (or servers for that matter). I have a copy of Goerzen (Foundations of Python Network Programming) and ...
    Bullockbefriending bardBullockbefriending bard
    Apr 27, 2008 at 1:35 pm
    Apr 27, 2008 at 9:38 pm
  • Does Python 2.5.2's embedded SQLite support full text searching? Any recommendations on a source where one can find out which SQLite features are enabled/disabled in each release of Python? I'm ...
    Apr 21, 2008 at 4:10 pm
    Apr 22, 2008 at 6:08 pm
  • Hello Is this the intended behavior? Python 3.0a4+ (py3k, Apr 12 2008, 02:53:16) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)] on win32 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. "b'abc'" ...
    Gabriel GenellinaGabriel Genellina
    Apr 12, 2008 at 6:13 am
    Apr 13, 2008 at 3:45 pm
  • I have a need for a database program. I downloaded the db2 from ibm, and reviewed some of the documentation. My question is, what is the easiest program for me to try to learn. I will be creating a ...
    Apr 5, 2008 at 3:50 pm
    Apr 9, 2008 at 5:01 pm
  • On windows everything is '.pyd' but there seems to be two ways to get this on unix? Why and what is the rule?
    Apr 4, 2008 at 6:51 am
    Apr 7, 2008 at 2:54 am
  • Hi, I was wondering if you know how can I run a python code once every five minutes for a period of time either using python or some other program like a bash script. Thanks, Maryam An HTML ...
    Maryam SaeediMaryam Saeedi
    Apr 8, 2008 at 5:53 pm
    May 9, 2008 at 12:12 am
  • Hi I have a python code performing some computation for me.I have a html page which passes certain argumnets to a php page.This php page needs to pass on the value to the Python class and get the ...
    Apr 23, 2008 at 6:09 pm
    Apr 26, 2008 at 6:44 pm
  • i use dictionaries to hold some config data, such as: conf={'key1':'value1','key2':'value2'} and so on... when i try to process conf, i have to code every time like: if conf.has_key('key1'): if ...
    Apr 24, 2008 at 8:13 am
    Apr 25, 2008 at 11:52 pm
  • Hi, Wanted to check if there is any known, reliable, FOSS/Libre -- Obfurscator for Python 2.5 code. -- regards, Banibrata http://www.linkedin.com/in/bdutta An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Banibrata DuttaBanibrata Dutta
    Apr 20, 2008 at 4:55 am
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  • hi, l=['5\n', '2\n', '7\n', '3\n', '6\n'] how to remove \n from the given list
    Reetesh nigamReetesh nigam
    Apr 14, 2008 at 4:41 am
    Apr 16, 2008 at 5:23 am
  • which is the best way to check if a string is an number or a char? could the 2nd example be very expensive timewise if i have to check a lot of strings? this value = raw_input() try: value = ...
    Apr 5, 2008 at 10:19 pm
    Apr 8, 2008 at 9:40 pm
  • Of my Python and Perl tutorial at http://xahlee.org/perl-python/index.html the most popular page is ?Sorting in Python and Perl? http://xahlee.org/perl-python/sort_list.html For example, in last ...
    Apr 30, 2008 at 2:48 am
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  • I have read that Python extension modules must link to the same C run-time as the Python interpreter. This I can appreciate. But does this requirement extend to the C libraries an extension module ...
    L. LindstromL. Lindstrom
    Apr 30, 2008 at 6:06 pm
    May 2, 2008 at 4:35 pm
  • In computer based, two player, board games, how to make computer play? Are there any formal ways to _teach_ computer, to choose best possible move? I know this is kind of off-topic here. Please ...
    Apr 14, 2008 at 7:13 am
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