[Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Misc NEWS,1.221,1.222

Guido van Rossum gvanrossum@users.sourceforge.net
Sun, 02 Sep 2001 06:44:37 -0700


Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Misc
In directory usw-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv8316

Modified Files:
	NEWS 
Log Message:
Add news about dictionary() constructor.


Index: NEWS
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RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Misc/NEWS,v
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*** NEWS	2001/09/02 03:40:59	1.221
--- NEWS	2001/09/02 13:44:35	1.222
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*** 31,34 ****
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    once it is created.
  
+ - The dictionary constructor now takes an optional argument, a
+   mapping-like object, and initializes the dictionary from its
+   (key, value) pairs.
+ 
  - A new built-in type, super, has been added.  This facilitates making
    "cooperative super calls" in a multiple inheritance setting.  For an