Archives March 1, 2005
Continuing work on the PyCon presentation. Charged through the entire next section either writing rough text or making point-form notes. This is the section describing the post 2.2 descriptor-base projects and the ways that meta-programmers have been (ab)using them to create interesting effects.
Among those are two of my own projects. The first is the ...!-->!-->
Spent the bulk of the day on the counter-history download XMLRPC code. That's now working, but the silly modem-current-value code is failing due to an XMLRPC linearisation problem when run on the live system. Grr. Aside:
Really need to have a decent "trusted" Python-to-Python RPC mechanism that's Twisted and non-Twisted friendly which can just pass ...!-->!-->!-->!-->
Just struck me, this is March first, therefore this blog is now a year old (it was started on February 29th, 2004). 687 posts so far. Hmm, no way to scroll back through the entire archives save by going through the category links or manually editing urls. Oh well, not a lot of weighty ...
Okay, I'm sure there's some obvious reason this won't work, since it seems so obvious, and lots of people are working in this area, but it's keeping me awake, so may as well inflict it on others...
Goal: make encrypted email communication the norm.
Partial Problem: need for registration with keyservers, resolution of who is ...!-->!-->!-->
Worked on the PyCon paper some more this evening (when I wasn't bumping into bugs here and there in OOo). Mostly just getting the section introducing data descriptors roughed out and doing some more work on the functions-to-non-data-descriptors generalisation.
Problem is, I still have a lot of material to cover and I'm spending entirely too ...!-->!-->