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  • Okey let the hacker try again to mess with my database!!! He is done it twice, lets see if he will make it again! I'am waiting!
    Νίκος Γκρ33κΝίκος Γκρ33κ
    Nov 6, 2013 at 3:25 pm
    Nov 16, 2013 at 10:40 am
  • This silly google-groups does not reflect changed subject lines!! That means that GG users who may want to read this may not see it. So reposting as a new thread ...
    RusiRusi
    Nov 28, 2013 at 1:52 pm
    Dec 9, 2013 at 3:02 am
  • Hello Sir/Mam, Could you please help me with my current research ? Am implementing the concept in python language. My doubts are : 1) Is it possible to Retrieve the address of a variable in python ? ...
    Bharath KummarBharath Kummar
    Nov 22, 2013 at 12:52 pm
    Nov 28, 2013 at 1:24 am
  • I have one .xls file with the values of PV MV and SP, I wanna to calculate Kp Ki Kd with python from this file, can anyone give me any suggestion about how can I do this? From now, thanks. An HTML ...
    Renato Barbosa Pim PereiraRenato Barbosa Pim Pereira
    Nov 3, 2013 at 4:19 pm
    Nov 21, 2013 at 1:18 am
  • Is there someway to write the following line even better with the ability to detect daylight saving time by itself so i don't have to alter the line manually when time changes? lastvisit = ( ...
    Νίκος ΑλεξόπουλοςΝίκος Αλεξόπουλος
    Nov 8, 2013 at 9:11 pm
    Nov 13, 2013 at 1:08 am
  • There's a recent blog post complaining about the lousy support for Unicode text in most programming languages: http://mortoray.com/2013/11/27/the-string-type-is-broken/ The author, Mortoray, gives ...
    Steven D'ApranoSteven D'Aprano
    Nov 30, 2013 at 12:44 am
    Dec 4, 2013 at 2:38 pm
  • Hi, A Friend is doing maths in University and has had some coursework to do with python. The question is "Write a program that calculates how many positive integers less than N are not divisible by ...
    Bradleybooth12345Bradleybooth12345
    Nov 19, 2013 at 6:40 pm
    Nov 23, 2013 at 2:03 am
  • PyMyth: Global variables are evil... WRONG! ============================================================ Python's Global Hysteria: ============================================================ How ...
    Rick JohnsonRick Johnson
    Nov 12, 2013 at 2:06 am
    Nov 16, 2013 at 4:19 am
  • Well, then, why don't you share it? Let me try to get you to understand WHY what you say is impossible. Let's say you do have a function f(x) that can produce a compressed output y for any given x, ...
    Tim RobertsTim Roberts
    Nov 2, 2013 at 9:31 pm
    Nov 8, 2013 at 6:48 pm
  • Trying to add the current filename into the existent 'downloads' column Somehow i don't think i just use the plus sign into an existing column. We don't try to add numbers here but add an extra ...
    Nick the Gr33kNick the Gr33k
    Nov 2, 2013 at 11:58 am
    Nov 6, 2013 at 8:53 am
  • Hi Everyone, I'm Mr. Noobie here, I've just started easing into Python (2.7.4) and am enjoying working along to some youtube tutorials. I've done a little programming in the past. I've just got a few ...
    John von HornJohn von Horn
    Nov 9, 2013 at 1:08 pm
    Nov 12, 2013 at 10:38 pm
  • I'm trying to understand what's going on with this simple program if __name__=='__main__': print("repr=%s" % repr(u'\xc1')) print("%%r=%r" % u'\xc1') On my windows XP box this fails miserably if run ...
    Robin BeckerRobin Becker
    Nov 15, 2013 at 11:28 am
    Nov 19, 2013 at 5:27 am
  • http://ceylon-lang.org/documentation/1.0/introduction/
    Neal BeckerNeal Becker
    Nov 13, 2013 at 7:33 pm
    Nov 20, 2013 at 8:19 am
  • Posted by E.D.G. on November 14, 2013 In view of the fact that I mentioned the following project in both Perl and Python Newsgroup notes and did not get any hostile responses I am going to take a ...
    E.D.G.E.D.G.
    Nov 14, 2013 at 2:18 pm
    Nov 20, 2013 at 8:48 pm
  • $ mkdir temp $ cd temp $ wget http://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.4/Python-3.4.tar.bz2 $ tar -xjvf Python-3.4.tar.bz2 $ cd Python-3.3.2 $ ./configure $ make && make test $ su # make install # exit $ $ ...
    Ferrous CranusFerrous Cranus
    Nov 13, 2013 at 2:17 pm
    Nov 14, 2013 at 11:23 pm
  • Finally i have managed to install 'Python' and 'Python-pip' from rpms from EPEL repository. That good BUT: root at secure [~]# pip install pymysql Downloading/unpacking pymysql Downloading ...
    Ferrous CranusFerrous Cranus
    Nov 16, 2013 at 8:52 am
    Nov 17, 2013 at 9:04 am
  • Thought this group would appreciate this: www.metabright.com/challenges/python MetaBright makes skill assessments to measure how talented people are at different skills. And recruiters use MetaBright ...
    Nathaniel Sokoll-WardNathaniel Sokoll-Ward
    Nov 7, 2013 at 12:00 am
    Nov 12, 2013 at 5:20 pm
  • ====================================== # fetch those columns that act as lists but are stored as strings cur.execute('''SELECT refs, visits, downloads FROM visitors WHERE counterID = %s and host = ...
    Nick the Gr33kNick the Gr33k
    Nov 5, 2013 at 5:06 pm
    Nov 6, 2013 at 2:50 pm
  • root at secure [~]# find / -name python3.4 | rm -rf root at secure [~]# locate python3.4 /root/.local/lib/python3.4 /usr/local/include/python3.4m /usr/local/lib/libpython3.4m.a ...
    Ferrous CranusFerrous Cranus
    Nov 16, 2013 at 4:03 pm
    Nov 17, 2013 at 1:33 pm
  • I have a long string (several Mbytes). I want to iterate over it in manageable chunks (say, 1 kbyte each). For (a small) example, if I started with "this is a very long string", and I wanted 10 ...
    Roy SmithRoy Smith
    Nov 8, 2013 at 5:48 pm
    Nov 10, 2013 at 8:46 am
  • Hi, I have a school project to do where I've to download MD5 Hashes from a particular website and write a code that will crack them. Does anyone know where I'll find out more information on how to do ...
    TheRandomPastTheRandomPast
    Nov 25, 2013 at 11:32 pm
    Nov 27, 2013 at 9:18 pm
  • Hi, I'm running pep8 across my code, and getting warnings about my long lines ( 80 characters). I'm wonder what's the recommended way to handle the below cases, and fit under 80 characters. First ...
    Victor HooiVictor Hooi
    Nov 28, 2013 at 1:57 am
    Dec 5, 2013 at 1:47 am
  • Old python, 2.6.4 I believe, not update able from the Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS repo's. Should be a mauchs nichs as the code was written on, and is running on, several of these same linuxcnc installs. But ...
    Gene HeskettGene Heskett
    Nov 19, 2013 at 9:31 am
    Nov 19, 2013 at 10:23 pm
  • : Note: I drafted a version of this post earlier today. I had been waiting to see whether Nikos succeeded in baiting the list into yet another round of unpleasantness before sending it, because I ...
    Zero PiraeusZero Piraeus
    Nov 17, 2013 at 5:09 pm
    Nov 17, 2013 at 10:35 pm
  • I want to a fixed length list-like container, it should have a sorted()-like function that I can use to sort it,I think there should also a function I can use it to detect whether the numbers of ...
    iMathiMath
    Nov 29, 2013 at 1:54 am
    Dec 4, 2013 at 12:47 am
  • [byte] I thought about responding to this yesterday, decided others could do so better than I, but then decided to point out a bit of demo code that was one of the first really startling pieces of ...
    William Ray WingWilliam Ray Wing
    Nov 1, 2013 at 3:42 pm
    Nov 12, 2013 at 11:05 pm
  • I prepared a PEP and was wondering what your thoughts are about it: PEP: <pep number Title: ``isimmutable(Obj)`` and/or ``ImmutableNester`` Version: <version string Last-Modified: <date string ...
    Frank-Rene SchäferFrank-Rene Schäfer
    Nov 11, 2013 at 8:47 pm
    Nov 12, 2013 at 11:06 pm
  • I have decided to take your advice. I wasn't able to fit those 'lists' of mine into MySQL's varchar() datatype after converting them to long strings and that sads me. My implementation is like the ...
    Nick the Gr33kNick the Gr33k
    Nov 6, 2013 at 7:30 am
    Nov 9, 2013 at 8:45 am
  • I am called Richard m from western Africa, Cameroon. It was a pleasure for me to join this group. I have been learning python for about 4 months now and i have already mastered alot as far as the ...
    Ngangsia akumboNgangsia akumbo
    Nov 16, 2013 at 10:25 pm
    Nov 20, 2013 at 8:02 pm
  • I joined a week or so ago. The subject line was copied from the description of comp.lang.python aka python-list at python.org. I am very disappointed to see so much energy and bandwidth going to ...
    Bob gailerBob gailer
    Nov 13, 2013 at 8:35 pm
    Nov 14, 2013 at 9:26 pm
  • Hello, I'm about held a short course with the title indicated in the subjects. The students are very experienced programmers of our company, with deep knoledge on C, C++, C#, Perl and similar ...
    Koch MateKoch Mate
    Nov 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm
    Nov 27, 2013 at 11:11 pm
  • Quite often I type this print('Total of accounts %.2f', total) when I meant to type this print('Total of accounts %.2f' % total) Do I have to raise a PEP to get this stupid language changed so that ...
    Mark LawrenceMark Lawrence
    Nov 1, 2013 at 1:45 am
    Nov 2, 2013 at 1:26 am
  • Short story: the subject says it all, so if you have an answer already, fire away. Below is the long story of what I'm using it for, and why I think it needs to be recursive. It may even be of more ...
    John O'HaganJohn O'Hagan
    Nov 21, 2013 at 6:46 am
    Dec 6, 2013 at 4:05 am
  • Hi, I have a Python application that communicates with a server via telnet. Host and port of the server are supplied by the user when the application is started. How can I determine from within the ...
    Malte ForkelMalte Forkel
    Nov 25, 2013 at 7:35 pm
    Nov 27, 2013 at 10:32 pm
  • A frequently missed feature is the ability to chain method calls: x = [] x.append(1).append(2).append(3).reverse().append(4) = x now equals [3, 2, 1, 4] This doesn't work with lists, as the methods ...
    Steven D'ApranoSteven D'Aprano
    Nov 22, 2013 at 11:26 am
    Nov 24, 2013 at 3:01 pm
  • I got an odd message this morning from the list telling me that my account was de-activated due to excessive bounces. I've only sent a handful of messages to this board, but do read an awful lot of ...
    Verde DenimVerde Denim
    Nov 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm
    Nov 17, 2013 at 4:05 am
  • So I want to take the file, "desktop/test.txt" and write it to "desktop/newfolder/test.txt". I tried the below script, and it gave me: "IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory ...
    MattMatt
    Nov 11, 2013 at 10:26 pm
    Nov 12, 2013 at 1:42 pm
  • I have an XML file that has an element called "Node". These can be nested to any depth and the depth of the nesting is not known to me. I need to parse the file and preserve the nesting. For exmaple, ...
    Larry MartellLarry Martell
    Nov 25, 2013 at 10:22 pm
    Nov 28, 2013 at 1:31 pm
  • I want that a script should only be executed when it is called from another script and should not be directly executable through linux command line. Like, I have two scripts "scrip1.py" and ...
    Himanshu GargHimanshu Garg
    Nov 25, 2013 at 1:55 am
    Nov 27, 2013 at 2:39 am
  • In Python 3 the following two classes should be equivalent: $ cat foo.py class Foo: def foo(): pass print(callable(foo)) class Foo: @staticmethod def foo(): pass print(callable(foo)) But they do ...
    Marco ButtuMarco Buttu
    Nov 23, 2013 at 8:28 am
    Nov 24, 2013 at 4:08 pm
  • Hi, I'm playing with python internals to make objects behave like this: if I access to "object.attribute" I want to return the result of an HTTP GET request. However if i call "object.attribute()" I ...
    Marc AymerichMarc Aymerich
    Nov 24, 2013 at 12:52 pm
    Nov 24, 2013 at 3:11 pm
  • my fav so far is this = lambda c : lambda x : c(*x) c can be any calleable and x any iterable, but I tend to use it with a class, and then map _(class) over the result of a zip. It must be in the ...
    Peter CacioppiPeter Cacioppi
    Nov 8, 2013 at 10:22 pm
    Nov 11, 2013 at 12:00 am
  • Yes, this off-topic, but after a fair amount of Googling and searching in the "right" places, I'm running out of ideas. I've got a very feeble web server. The crypto handshaking involved in opening ...
    Grant EdwardsGrant Edwards
    Nov 8, 2013 at 5:25 pm
    Nov 8, 2013 at 9:29 pm
  • Rurpy can you help me please solve this? is enum or set column types what needed here as proper columns to store 'download' list?
    Nick the Gr33kNick the Gr33k
    Nov 1, 2013 at 3:04 pm
    Nov 2, 2013 at 4:41 pm
  • Hi all. I was wondering what is the best way to install multiple Python installations on a single Windows machine. Regular Windows installer works great as long as all your installations have a ...
    Jurko GospodnetićJurko Gospodnetić
    Nov 25, 2013 at 12:32 pm
    Nov 27, 2013 at 5:33 pm
  • Hello everybody! We (Glade Developers) are conducting a user survey which will help us take informed decisions to improve the overall developer experience. So please take a few minutes to complete ...
    Juan Pablo UgarteJuan Pablo Ugarte
    Nov 18, 2013 at 5:53 pm
    Nov 22, 2013 at 8:28 pm
  • Hi folks, Somewhat over a year ago, I struggled with implementing a routine using multiprocessing.Pool and numpy. I eventually succeeded, but I remember finding it very hard to debug. Now I have ...
    John LadaskyJohn Ladasky
    Nov 21, 2013 at 5:01 pm
    Nov 22, 2013 at 11:50 pm
  • One of my favorite tools in C/C++ language is the preprocessor macros. One example is switching certain print messages for debugging use only #ifdef DEBUG_ENABLE DEBUG_PRINT print #else DEBUG_PRINT ...
    JLJL
    Nov 15, 2013 at 2:29 am
    Nov 16, 2013 at 11:48 am
  • So, on what basis _would_ you choose a language for some purpose? Without speaking specifically of web development here, how do you choose a language? * Some languages are just fundamentally bad. I ...
    Chris AngelicoChris Angelico
    Nov 9, 2013 at 10:58 pm
    Nov 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm
  • I've heard that there is a library that allows you to get the appdata directory for a given OS, but I'd like to do it myself, as a learning experience. Is there a built in way to get a users Appdata ...
    Eamonn ReaEamonn Rea
    Nov 25, 2013 at 8:48 pm
    Dec 2, 2013 at 2:39 pm
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