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  • Which probably means there's an impending SAPUG Meeting! <insert lack-lustre fanfare here . Who's up for a chin-wag and chow? And when? -- Regards, Daryl Tester, IOCANE Pty. Ltd.
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Jul 28, 2006 at 11:56 pm
    Aug 9, 2006 at 1:07 am
  • Hi, Not sure if anyone else has joined yet, but I thought I would introduce myself - it's great to have a Python SA list! I've mainly done web programming on and off for the last 8 years, starting ...
    Chris WereChris Were
    Jan 31, 2006 at 10:40 pm
    Feb 15, 2006 at 6:51 am
  • Anyone feel like a Python get-together / dinner? I was thinking of a pub or Marcellina's type establishment (like, say, Marcellina's) during a work night (for those of us who work), where we could ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Apr 4, 2006 at 12:28 pm
    Apr 13, 2006 at 8:19 am
  • Seeing as Sydney and Brisbane are both having meetings, are we going to have another go? -D A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: signature.asc Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 187 bytes ...
    Darryl RossDarryl Ross
    Jul 27, 2007 at 1:54 pm
    Aug 21, 2007 at 8:28 am
  • Hi folks There is an idea to have a competition to encourage girls to get into programming and IT. It has been suggested that using python for a competition in schools might be a good way to do this. ...
    Janet HawtinJanet Hawtin
    Mar 7, 2007 at 11:22 am
    Mar 13, 2007 at 6:32 pm
  • Well, by plethora I mean 5. And 3 of them seem to be the same job. Sorry for the spack URL. ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Mar 6, 2008 at 12:00 pm
    Mar 8, 2008 at 6:38 am
  • Hi everybody, Just joined sa python user group. Just a student learning Python. Hopefully, I'll learn something new here and be able to give as well. Glad to be hear. :) -- thanks, c c ...
    Oct 2, 2006 at 9:45 am
    Oct 5, 2006 at 3:16 pm
  • A small movie put together by the Erlang guys to show off the language's "features". Maybe it's just me, but the guy giving the bulk of ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Oct 2, 2006 at 12:30 am
    Oct 4, 2006 at 1:53 am
  • Hi all. I have the need to store a large (10M) number of keys in a hash table, based on a tuple of (long_integer, integer). The standard python dictionary works well for small numbers of keys, but ...
    Chris FooteChris Foote
    May 11, 2006 at 6:56 am
    May 11, 2006 at 11:06 pm
  • Anytime soon, anybody?
    Ryan VernerRyan Verner
    May 29, 2006 at 1:25 pm
    Jun 2, 2006 at 10:23 pm
  • Last week Google "beta'd" [1] their apps hosting service (to compete with Amazon Web Services from the look of it), built on top of Python (see < for an online shell demo). ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Apr 16, 2008 at 5:18 am
    May 29, 2008 at 7:36 am
  • Sub-Subject: Sad man seeks life on long weekend. I'm puttering around with XML-RPC, which is all relatively straight forward and such, and have come across an issue that I've struck before in the ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Jun 11, 2006 at 7:14 am
    Jun 13, 2006 at 11:51 am
  • Been ages since we've had a catchup/"meeting" - anybody up for one in the coming weeks? R
    Ryan VernerRyan Verner
    Apr 27, 2009 at 8:09 am
    May 12, 2009 at 3:21 am
  • -- Romana Branden Nothing - well, thats something. A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: ...
    Romana BrandenRomana Branden
    Sep 3, 2006 at 11:54 pm
    Sep 4, 2006 at 10:21 am
  • Hi list, Just a quick question I have. 1. If a person has made a software in Python, does he/she have to release the Python source as well ? 2. If the source is released, is it compulsory to allow ...
    Oct 5, 2006 at 12:48 pm
    Oct 6, 2006 at 7:07 am
  • Relax, there isn't one ... "yet". (said in an ominous voice). But I'm feeling like there should be. Anyone else feeling the same? (I'll have to work it around the AUUG and LinuxSA stuff). I'm still ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Jan 29, 2007 at 11:09 pm
    Feb 1, 2007 at 3:45 am
  • I've got a small project which needs to log into an IMAP server and grab some message attachments. I've had a look at the imaplib which is included with Python, but it feels a bit clunky to me. I'm ...
    John Steele ScottJohn Steele Scott
    Aug 4, 2007 at 2:08 am
    Aug 7, 2007 at 11:41 am
  • Hi Guys, just published this on the wiki, thought there might be people here interested in it. Its basically a library for describing binary structures and buiding parsers from that. ...
    Michael CohenMichael Cohen
    Oct 3, 2006 at 5:45 am
    Oct 4, 2006 at 1:39 am
  • Y'all. I stumbled across this the other month - the "Testing In Python" mailing list. For all you Mock Objectivists and people who, like horror, test the code you write. There's even some interesting ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    May 29, 2007 at 1:33 am
    May 31, 2007 at 4:24 am
  • ... though I am a grizzled embedded systems developer, so I'm not a novice programmer (just a bit antiquated). I migrated from the USA with my family to Adelaide September last, and I'm looking for ...
    Robert NanselRobert Nansel
    May 10, 2007 at 3:20 am
    May 11, 2007 at 1:23 am
  • Heya, I'm sure I've worked out how to to this in the past, but the syntax is escaping me right now. class DooHicky(object): def __init__(self, arg1=None, arg2=None): pass class Thingo(DooHicky): def ...
    Darryl RossDarryl Ross
    Apr 29, 2008 at 3:49 am
    Apr 29, 2008 at 5:01 am
  • Hey All, Got a rather simple question about formatting a string. Say I have a string: s = '1234567812345678' and I want to format it like: t = '1234:5678:1234:5678' Is there a simple slicing ...
    Darryl RossDarryl Ross
    Jun 20, 2006 at 7:47 am
    Jun 20, 2006 at 9:36 am
  • I've never really thought of a use for generators, but this presentation at PyCon 2008 certainly changes my mind: Chris Foote <chris at Inetd Pty Ltd ...
    Chris FooteChris Foote
    Mar 19, 2008 at 7:07 am
    Mar 24, 2008 at 8:50 pm
  • Hello, testing, is this thing on? <Blows cobwebs from microphone . 4 jobs! 3 of which may be the same one. ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Dec 2, 2008 at 8:47 am
    Dec 3, 2008 at 1:06 am
  • I'm just about to start writing myself a C extension module, and as I was pondering how far to make it backward compatible the following thought sprung to mind. What's the oldest and newest version ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Mar 3, 2009 at 12:22 am
    Mar 4, 2009 at 1:25 am
  • Hi all I've got this irritating problem that I can't imagine can exist. I'm doing a small conversion to a gpx file that is produced by a Windows program & gets used by another Windows program. this ...
    Garry TretheweyGarry Trethewey
    Feb 1, 2012 at 8:04 am
    Feb 2, 2012 at 12:33 am
  • Does anyone know of or have experience with creating pdf documents from text? -- Eric March 0418 418 995
    Eric MarchEric March
    Aug 19, 2008 at 2:07 am
    Aug 19, 2008 at 3:25 am
  • In my usual inarticulate fashion, I was trying to remember a graph at the get-together last night and all I could remember was the "Trough of Disillusionment" (which was the wrong graph completely). ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Aug 18, 2006 at 11:31 am
    Aug 22, 2006 at 12:47 pm
  • OK, I might be the troll that Daryl says that I am, but this: is running on Google's AppEngine, which is Python. Or is it? You'll have to ...
    Stephen whiteStephen white
    Jun 3, 2008 at 10:18 am
    Jun 3, 2008 at 11:17 am
  • Anyone on (/else) list going to the Hobart Python conference? Cheers. -- Regards, Daryl Tester Handcrafted Computers Pty. Ltd.
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Aug 11, 2012 at 7:51 am
    Aug 12, 2012 at 11:25 am
  • Monrning all, So thats Wednesday the 24th April talks start at 6:00pm. After the meet, we will head out for some food'n'drink and more discussion. This month we will meet at ... I'll get to that in a ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    Apr 23, 2013 at 1:56 am
    Apr 23, 2013 at 6:30 am
  • ... we having them? Seriously - given the broad scope of people who grok python, especially those not actively involved with other groups, I think it'd be a great thing. Sorry if this has already ...
    Ryan VernerRyan Verner
    Feb 7, 2006 at 9:58 am
    Feb 7, 2006 at 12:29 pm
  • Heyo, How many people are going to LinuxSA tonight and then on to St Georgios afterwards? Might be a good time to catch up and say Hi? Regards Darryl A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: ...
    Darryl RossDarryl Ross
    Feb 21, 2006 at 4:16 am
    Feb 21, 2006 at 5:29 am
  • The South Australian Python Users Group proudly presents its irregular meeting this Thursday, 17th August 7:00 pm at Marcellina's on Hindley Street (home of the infamous Calzone gang). It's an ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Aug 15, 2006 at 11:02 am
    Aug 15, 2006 at 11:17 am
  • hi guys, a project i'm working on at home requires a little graphics, and ideally i'm avoiding X and running apps on the frame buffer. so, has anyone experienced python graphics to frame buffer? i'd ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    Dec 14, 2007 at 12:58 am
    Dec 14, 2007 at 1:28 am
  • Hi guys, I'm looking at PICs at the moment to do vasic monitoring for temperature etc. So I'm wondering if theres a version of python that is aimed at these kind of embedded micros? regards, Kim -- ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    Sep 21, 2007 at 4:32 am
    Sep 21, 2007 at 4:51 am
  • I am getting email from the user group and I want to find out how to respond. Hope this gets to you all. -- Eric March 0418 418 995
    Eric MarchEric March
    Aug 1, 2007 at 10:35 pm
    Aug 2, 2007 at 1:23 am
  • Hi Guys, Anyone know of any heat map style tools? Something that can draw up maps that look something like this; or the lower image ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    Nov 27, 2007 at 1:18 am
    Nov 27, 2007 at 1:43 am
  • Hi, Don't know if anyone is interested in this; cheers, Kim -- Operating Systems, Services and Operations Information Technology ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    May 21, 2008 at 2:24 am
    May 21, 2008 at 4:06 am
  • Continuing the Troll Tradition: Program in Ruby, Nu, Objective-C or OpenGL Shader Language instead. :) -- steve at
    Stephen whiteStephen white
    Aug 27, 2008 at 8:57 am
    Aug 27, 2008 at 12:27 pm
  • Hi folks, I am trying to translate one of my MATLAB scripts to Python and I am experiencing a strange problem (at least to me!) and I am desperetly looking for help. The binary file is a raw binary ...
    Hani ZahiriHani Zahiri
    Jan 11, 2009 at 12:55 pm
    Jan 11, 2009 at 8:21 pm
  • All, I just moved to Adelaide from the US (Seattle, if you are wondering), and I am interested in any suggestions anyone might have for where to look for jobs that use Python. My most recent position ...
    R CR C
    Jan 22, 2009 at 2:35 am
    Jan 22, 2009 at 3:02 am
  • Job thingy from Python-AU, if anyone is interested in defecting to Melbourne. And how come New Zealand has more call for Python programmers than Adelaide? P.P.S. - who's up for Calzone? -- Regards, ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    May 25, 2009 at 12:01 pm
    May 25, 2009 at 12:20 pm
  • Hello In python 2.5, ubuntu 8.04, how can I get a variable to work, instead of having to use a string literal, in the following? I want to do'scanimage -args- ${outfile}', shell = ...
    Garry TretheweyGarry Trethewey
    May 25, 2010 at 4:39 am
    May 25, 2010 at 8:17 am
  • comes "A Curious Course on Coroutines and Concurrency". I particularly like the "Pictorial Overview (Head Explosion Index)" graph on page 5. < -- Regards, Daryl ...
    Daryl TesterDaryl Tester
    Oct 29, 2010 at 9:36 pm
    Oct 30, 2010 at 1:56 pm
  • Hi folks, There will be another Tech meet on the 26th. Aiming for the fourth Thursday of the month for regular tech meets. However alternative nights are possible, as are alternative weeks. Comments ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    Apr 16, 2012 at 4:12 am
    Apr 26, 2012 at 1:24 am
  • Hi there, I'm a python/django developer and was wondering whether there were any Python meetings anywhere in Adelaide? This mailing list seems a little desolate but I can't find anywhere else to try! ...
    Jan 1, 2015 at 9:48 am
    Jan 1, 2015 at 1:40 pm
  • Any other Django users in Adelaide? 1.1 has been released. Good as any reason to have a drink and meal?
    Darryl RossDarryl Ross
    Jul 30, 2009 at 5:01 am
    Jul 30, 2009 at 5:01 am
  • All, Having asked about specific Python opportunities yesterday, I thought I would ask a somewhat broader question about networking companies. I know some local companies, including internode and ...
    R CR C
    Jan 23, 2009 at 2:45 am
    Jan 23, 2009 at 2:45 am
  • So thats the 23rd August, arrive from 5:30pm, talks start at 6:00pm. Level 1, 115 Grenfell Street, Adelaide. Opposite Haighs on Adelaide Arcade. Signs will be up in the foyer. This meetings talks; - ...
    Kim HawtinKim Hawtin
    Aug 22, 2012 at 5:45 am
    Aug 22, 2012 at 5:45 am
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