Python Links Jan 7, 2009

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Was wondering whether I should just put this in a page instead of blogging every day. Anyway, here are the links. lxml 2.1.5- lxml is a Pythonic, mature binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries. It provides safe and convenient access to these libraries using the ElementTree API Blender 3D: Blending Into Python/Optimize – A […]

StratML – Update

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Strategy Markup Language (StratML) is an XML vocabulary and schema for strategic plans. It was originally intended to be used by US government. Its scope is now expanded. According to this updated presentation: The vision is to establish StratML as an international (ISO) voluntary consensus standard for potential use, by all organizations worldwide. At a […]

KML Moving Closer to a Standard

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This is one area where we can definitely benefit from a standard representation. The Open Geospatial Consortium has dubbed Google’s Keyhole Markup Language – the language used for developing Google Earth – a best practice and is working with Google and other OGC members including ESRI and Autodesk to make sure KML integrates well with […]

OpenAJAX Gets Stronger

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Since first formed, OpenAJAX seems to have gained a lot of support (70+ members). One of the most visible recent events, is Microsoft and Google joining the OpenAJAX alliance in addition to a host of other members. The Alliance, an industry collaboration whose purpose is to develop and expand the use of Ajax, said it […]

Content 2.0

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Here is an article titled Acrobat 8.0 and Content 2.0 by Robert J. Boeri talks about the content transformation taking place as Web 2.0 applications become more popular. Since content is data, Web 2.0 portends a content transformation that we might call “Content 2.0,” with XML driving many of the changes. Most of the Content […]

XML Format Mandated for Government Documents in California

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According to bill AB 1668: Beginning on or after January 1, 2008, all documents, including, but not limited to, text, spreadsheets, and presentations, produced by any state agency shall be created, exchanged, and preserved in an open extensible markup language-based, XML-based file format, as specified by the department. California is the second state where this […]