I'm please to announce the new Web site for JPython, the 100% Pure
Java implementation of Python. Please come visit
and update your links. The old site <http://www.python.org/jpython/>
still exists but it will not be updated and will eventually go away.
My thanks to Cathy Rey of CNRI for her help in getting the new site
looking so good.
A few other notables:
- I'm starting a new bugs database using Jitterbug. The old bug
reports won't (yet?) be converted but you should use the new system
to report any future bugs. The URL for this is
- The next release of JPython will be covered by a new license, which
I believe is more "open". All existing releases of JPython are
still covered under the old license, but there will be a new release
soon. For more information, please see
We also have updated permission forms for contributions (which we're
for more information.
- I'd like to collect a list of JPython users, similar to the one
maintained for Python itself. If you're interested in being listed,
Enjoy, and stay tuned for announcements of the next release.
I would like to announce a new beta release of pyca, a set of scripts
and CGI-BIN programs for setting up and running a certificate authority
for further details. Unfortunately thereŽs no real documentation
available up to now and thereŽs still a lot to be done.
OpenSSL Project http://www.openssl.org
User Support Mailing List openssl-users(a)openssl.org
Automated List Manager majordomo(a)openssl.org
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