A new release of pySerial is available. There have been a lot of changes so that the major version was bumped up to 3.0.
Changes include (since V2.7): - Python 2.7 and Python 3.2+ from the same sources (lib2to3 is no longer used) - new API, more properties, the set functions are deprecated. (old API still supported for backward compatibility) - Updated miniterm (uses Unicode for console output, supports encodings on serial port, nicer port selection and more). - IPv6 support for rfc2217:// and socket:// - New spy:// handler to log traffic and control calls. - New alt:// handler to select implementations - URL parameters have changed - Experimental classes for easy threading support - Experimental asyncio support (posix) - A number of bugfixes.
See https://github.com/pyserial/pyserial/blob/master/CHANGES.rst for more details.
Changes in development: - SVN -> GIT - moved (from SF) to github: https://github.com/pyserial/pyserial
Currently unsupported is the Jython platform (lack of testing).