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Pure-Python RSA module version 1.2 released under EUPL

By popular demand, we’ve re-licensed our pure-Python RSA module under the European Union Public Licence ( EUPL). This new licence is the first open source license to be released by an international governing body.

RSA version 1.1 released

A pure Python implementation of the RSA cryptographic protocol. It contains functions for encryption, decryption, signing, verification, and the generation of keys and prime numbers. The recursive nature of RSA version 1.

Python vs. Java

One of the major reasons my company prefers Java over Python, is Java’s static type declarations (and all the benefits that follow). If only Python had that, my life would be so much nicer.

Calculating with OpenOffice.org

Joachim Dahl asked me to give an example of using OpenOffice.org spreadsheet formulas from Python. After a bit of digging I found out that it’s rather easy. I’ve added a section to my “OpenOffice.

Article about OpenOffice.org and Python

The two small snippets I wrote two days ago were well received in the Python Usenet group. With the danger of being called a hero I proceded and wrote a proper article about OpenOffice.

OOo spreadsheet to Excel with Python

UPDATE 2019: It seems that the website containing the library required by the below code is down. As such, it’s not really useful anymore. A guy named Alf asked me on Usenet about saving OpenOffice.

Getting data from an OpenOffice.org spreadsheet

UPDATE 2019: It seems that the website containing the library required by the below code is down. As such, it’s not really useful anymore. There is an easy way to get data from an OpenOffice.