Archives Oct. 5, 2006

On puppy love and training (First session with the trainer)

We had our first session with the puppy trainer this evening. Biggest revelation for me is that you can demand far more from the puppy than I'd expected. I'd somehow understood that you had to wait until they are 4 or 5 months before you start demanding close-leash walking and the like. She demonstrated that ...

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Don't get anywhere particularly useful on Win32 (Do get past the particular failure)

The proximate failure on Win32 appears to be a problem with how distutils handles "spawning" processes. If I replace the spawning code with os.system calls then SimpleParse builds correctly from distutils.

However, there's no Numeric for Python 2.5 against which to build, and I eventually just got tired of trying to figure out what I ...

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