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patchlevel.tex

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\author{Guido van Rossum\\
Fred L. Drake, Jr., editor}
\strong{Python Software Foundation}\\
Email: \email{docs at python.org}
}

\date{\today}			% XXX update before final release!
\input{patchlevel}		% include Python version information

See the end of this document for complete license and permissions
information.

\section{History of the software}

Python was created in the early 1990s by Guido van Rossum at Stichting
Mathematisch Centrum (CWI, see \url{http://www.cwi.nl/}) in the Netherlands
as a successor of a language called ABC.  Guido remains Python's
principal author, although it includes many contributions from others.

In 1995, Guido continued his work on Python at the Corporation for
National Research Initiatives (CNRI, see \url{http://www.cnri.reston.va.us/})
in Reston, Virginia where he released several versions of the
software.

In May 2000, Guido and the Python core development team moved to
BeOpen.com to form the BeOpen PythonLabs team.  In October of the same
year, the PythonLabs team moved to Digital Creations (now Zope
Corporation; see \url{http://www.zope.com/}).  In 2001, the Python
Software Foundation (PSF, see \url{http://www.python.org/psf/}) was
formed, a non-profit organization created specifically to own
Python-related Intellectual Property.  Zope Corporation is a

All Python releases are Open Source (see
\url{http://www.opensource.org/} for the Open Source Definition).
Historically, most, but not all, Python releases have also been
GPL-compatible; the table below summarizes the various releases.

\begin{tablev}{c|c|c|c|c}{textrm}%
{Release}{Derived from}{Year}{Owner}{GPL compatible?}
\linev{0.9.0 thru 1.2}{n/a}{1991-1995}{CWI}{yes}
\linev{1.3 thru 1.5.2}{1.2}{1995-1999}{CNRI}{yes}
\linev{1.6}{1.5.2}{2000}{CNRI}{no}
\linev{2.0}{1.6}{2000}{BeOpen.com}{no}
\linev{1.6.1}{1.6}{2001}{CNRI}{no}
\linev{2.1}{2.0+1.6.1}{2001}{PSF}{no}
\linev{2.0.1}{2.0+1.6.1}{2001}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.1.1}{2.1+2.0.1}{2001}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.2}{2.1.1}{2001}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.1.2}{2.1.1}{2002}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.1.3}{2.1.2}{2002}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.2.1}{2.2}{2002}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.2.2}{2.2.1}{2002}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.2.3}{2.2.2}{2002-2003}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.3}{2.2.2}{2002-2003}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.3.1}{2.3}{2002-2003}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.3.2}{2.3.1}{2003}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.3.3}{2.3.2}{2003}{PSF}{yes}
\linev{2.3.4}{2.3.3}{2004}{PSF}{yes}
\end{tablev}

\note{GPL-compatible doesn't mean that we're distributing
Python under the GPL.  All Python licenses, unlike the GPL, let you
distribute a modified version without making your changes open source.
The GPL-compatible licenses make it possible to combine Python with
other software that is released under the GPL; the others don't.}

Thanks to the many outside volunteers who have worked under Guido's
direction to make these releases possible.

\section{Terms and conditions for accessing or otherwise using Python}

\centerline{\strong{PSF LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PYTHON \version}}

\begin{enumerate}
\item
This LICENSE AGREEMENT is between the Python Software Foundation
(PSF''), and the Individual or Organization (Licensee'') accessing
and otherwise using Python \version{} software in source or binary
form and its associated documentation.

\item
Subject to the terms and conditions of this License Agreement, PSF
hereby grants Licensee a nonexclusive, royalty-free, world-wide
license to reproduce, analyze, test, perform and/or display publicly,
prepare derivative works, distribute, and otherwise use Python
\version{} alone or in any derivative version, provided, however, that
Copyright \copyright{} 2001-2004 Python Software Foundation; All
Rights Reserved'' are retained in Python \version{} alone or in any

\item
In the event Licensee prepares a derivative work that is based on
or incorporates Python \version{} or any part thereof, and wants to
make the derivative work available to others as provided herein, then
Licensee hereby agrees to include in any such work a brief summary of
the changes made to Python \version.

\item
PSF is making Python \version{} available to Licensee on an AS IS''
basis.  PSF MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED.  BY WAY OF EXAMPLE, BUT NOT LIMITATION, PSF MAKES NO AND
DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE USE OF PYTHON \version{} WILL
NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.

\item
PSF SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER USERS OF PYTHON
\version{} FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR
LOSS AS A RESULT OF MODIFYING, DISTRIBUTING, OR OTHERWISE USING PYTHON
\version, OR ANY DERIVATIVE THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

\item
This License Agreement will automatically terminate upon a material
breach of its terms and conditions.

\item
Nothing in this License Agreement shall be deemed to create any
relationship of agency, partnership, or joint venture between PSF and
products or services of Licensee, or any third party.

\item
By copying, installing or otherwise using Python \version, Licensee
agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of this License
Agreement.
\end{enumerate}

\centerline{\strong{BEOPEN.COM LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PYTHON 2.0}}

\centerline{\strong{BEOPEN PYTHON OPEN SOURCE LICENSE AGREEMENT VERSION 1}}

\begin{enumerate}
\item
This LICENSE AGREEMENT is between BeOpen.com (BeOpen''), having an
office at 160 Saratoga Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051, and the
Individual or Organization (Licensee'') accessing and otherwise
using this software in source or binary form and its associated
documentation (the Software'').

\item
Subject to the terms and conditions of this BeOpen Python License
Agreement, BeOpen hereby grants Licensee a non-exclusive,
royalty-free, world-wide license to reproduce, analyze, test, perform
and/or display publicly, prepare derivative works, distribute, and
otherwise use the Software alone or in any derivative version,
provided, however, that the BeOpen Python License is retained in the
Software, alone or in any derivative version prepared by Licensee.

\item
BeOpen is making the Software available to Licensee on an AS IS''
basis.  BEOPEN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED.  BY WAY OF EXAMPLE, BUT NOT LIMITATION, BEOPEN MAKES NO AND
DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE WILL NOT
INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.

\item
BEOPEN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER USERS OF THE
SOFTWARE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS
AS A RESULT OF USING, MODIFYING OR DISTRIBUTING THE SOFTWARE, OR ANY
DERIVATIVE THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

\item
This License Agreement will automatically terminate upon a material
breach of its terms and conditions.

\item
This License Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in all
respects by the law of the State of California, excluding conflict of
law provisions.  Nothing in this License Agreement shall be deemed to
create any relationship of agency, partnership, or joint venture
sense to endorse or promote products or services of Licensee, or any
third party.  As an exception, the BeOpen Python'' logos available
at http://www.pythonlabs.com/logos.html may be used according to the
permissions granted on that web page.

\item
By copying, installing or otherwise using the software, Licensee
agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of this License
Agreement.
\end{enumerate}

\centerline{\strong{CNRI LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PYTHON 1.6.1}}

\begin{enumerate}
\item
This LICENSE AGREEMENT is between the Corporation for National
Research Initiatives, having an office at 1895 Preston White Drive,
Reston, VA 20191 (CNRI''), and the Individual or Organization
(Licensee'') accessing and otherwise using Python 1.6.1 software in
source or binary form and its associated documentation.

\item
Subject to the terms and conditions of this License Agreement, CNRI
hereby grants Licensee a nonexclusive, royalty-free, world-wide
license to reproduce, analyze, test, perform and/or display publicly,
prepare derivative works, distribute, and otherwise use Python 1.6.1
alone or in any derivative version, provided, however, that CNRI's
License Agreement and CNRI's notice of copyright, i.e., Copyright
\copyright{} 1995-2001 Corporation for National Research Initiatives;
derivative version prepared by Licensee.  Alternately, in lieu of
(omitting the quotes): Python 1.6.1 is made available subject to the
terms and conditions in CNRI's License Agreement.  This Agreement
together with Python 1.6.1 may be located on the Internet using the
following unique, persistent identifier (known as a handle):
1895.22/1013.  This Agreement may also be obtained from a proxy server
on the Internet using the following URL:
\url{http://hdl.handle.net/1895.22/1013}.''

\item
In the event Licensee prepares a derivative work that is based on
or incorporates Python 1.6.1 or any part thereof, and wants to make
the derivative work available to others as provided herein, then
Licensee hereby agrees to include in any such work a brief summary of
the changes made to Python 1.6.1.

\item
CNRI is making Python 1.6.1 available to Licensee on an AS IS''
basis.  CNRI MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED.  BY WAY OF EXAMPLE, BUT NOT LIMITATION, CNRI MAKES NO AND
DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE USE OF PYTHON 1.6.1 WILL NOT
INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.

\item
CNRI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER USERS OF PYTHON
1.6.1 FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS AS
A RESULT OF MODIFYING, DISTRIBUTING, OR OTHERWISE USING PYTHON 1.6.1,
OR ANY DERIVATIVE THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

\item
This License Agreement will automatically terminate upon a material
breach of its terms and conditions.

\item
This License Agreement shall be governed by the federal
intellectual property law of the United States, including without
limitation the federal copyright law, and, to the extent such
U.S. federal law does not apply, by the law of the Commonwealth of
Virginia, excluding Virginia's conflict of law provisions.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, with regard to derivative works based
on Python 1.6.1 that incorporate non-separable material that was
law of the Commonwealth of Virginia shall govern this License
Agreement only as to issues arising under or with respect to
Paragraphs 4, 5, and 7 of this License Agreement.  Nothing in this
License Agreement shall be deemed to create any relationship of
agency, partnership, or joint venture between CNRI and Licensee.  This
trade name in a trademark sense to endorse or promote products or
services of Licensee, or any third party.

\item
By clicking on the ACCEPT'' button where indicated, or by copying,
installing or otherwise using Python 1.6.1, Licensee agrees to be
bound by the terms and conditions of this License Agreement.
\end{enumerate}

\centerline{ACCEPT}

\centerline{\strong{CWI LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PYTHON 0.9.0 THROUGH 1.2}}

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
supporting documentation, and that the name of Stichting Mathematisch
Centrum or CWI not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to
distribution of the software without specific, written prior
permission.

STICHTING MATHEMATISCH CENTRUM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO
THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS, IN NO EVENT SHALL STICHTING MATHEMATISCH CENTRUM BE LIABLE
FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN
ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT
OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

\section{Licenses and Acknowledgements for Incorporated Software}

This section is an incomplete, but growing list of licenses and
acknowledgements for third-party software incorporated in the
Python distribution.

\subsection{Mersenne Twister}

\url{http://www.math.keio.ac.jp/~matumoto/MT2002/emt19937ar.html}.
The following are the verbatim comments from the original code:

\begin{verbatim}
A C-program for MT19937, with initialization improved 2002/1/26.
Coded by Takuji Nishimura and Makoto Matsumoto.

Before using, initialize the state by using init_genrand(seed)
or init_by_array(init_key, key_length).

Copyright (C) 1997 - 2002, Makoto Matsumoto and Takuji Nishimura,

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
are met:

1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

3. The names of its contributors may not be used to endorse or promote
products derived from this software without specific prior written
permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
"AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR
CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Any feedback is very welcome.
http://www.math.keio.ac.jp/matumoto/emt.html
email: matumoto at math.keio.ac.jp
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{Sockets}

The \module{socket} module uses the functions, \function{getaddrinfo},
and \function{getnameinfo}, which are coded in separate source files

\begin{verbatim}
Copyright (C) 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 WIDE Project.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
are met:
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
3. Neither the name of the project nor the names of its contributors
may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE PROJECT AND CONTRIBUTORS AS IS'' AND
GAI_ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROJECT OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
FOR GAI_ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS
OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON GAI_ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN GAI_ANY WAY
OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
SUCH DAMAGE.
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{Floating point exception control}

The source for the \module{fpectl} module includes the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
---------------------------------------------------------------------
|          The Regents of the University of California.                 |
|                                                                       |
|   Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for   |
|   any purpose without fee is hereby granted, provided that this en-   |
|   tire notice is included in all copies of any software which is or   |
|   includes  a  copy  or  modification  of  this software and in all   |
|   copies of the supporting documentation for such software.           |
|                                                                       |
|   This  work was produced at the University of California, Lawrence   |
|   Livermore National Laboratory under  contract  no.  W-7405-ENG-48   |
|   between  the  U.S.  Department  of  Energy and The Regents of the   |
|   University of California for the operation of UC LLNL.              |
|                                                                       |
|                              DISCLAIMER                               |
|                                                                       |
|   This  software was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an   |
|   agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States   |
|   Government  nor the University of California nor any of their em-   |
|   ployees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or  assumes  any   |
|   liability  or  responsibility  for the accuracy, completeness, or   |
|   usefulness of any information,  apparatus,  product,  or  process   |
|   disclosed,   or  represents  that  its  use  would  not  infringe   |
|   privately-owned rights. Reference herein to any specific  commer-   |
|   manufacturer, or otherwise, does not  necessarily  constitute  or   |
|   imply  its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United   |
|   States Government or the University of California. The views  and   |
|   opinions  of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or   |
|   reflect those of the United States Government or  the  University   |
|   of  California,  and shall not be used for advertising or product   |
\  endorsement purposes.                                              /
---------------------------------------------------------------------
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{MD5 message digest algorithm}

The source code for the \module{md5} module contains the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
Copyright (C) 1991-2, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All
rights reserved.

License to copy and use this software is granted provided that it
is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest
Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software
or this function.

License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided
that such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data
Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm" in all material
mentioning or referencing the derived work.

RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no representations concerning either
the merchantability of this software or the suitability of this
software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is"
without express or implied warranty of any kind.

These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this
documentation and/or software.
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{Asynchronous socket services}

The \module{asynchat} and \module{asyncore} modules contain the
following notice:

\begin{verbatim}

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and
its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby
granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all
copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission
notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of Sam
Rushing not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to
distribution of the software without specific, written prior
permission.

SAM RUSHING DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE,
INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS, IN
NO EVENT SHALL SAM RUSHING BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS
OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
\end{verbatim}

The \module{Cookie} module contains the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
Copyright 2000 by Timothy O'Malley <timo at alum.mit.edu>

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software
and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby
granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all
copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission
notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of
Timothy O'Malley  not be used in advertising or publicity
pertaining to distribution of the software without specific, written
prior permission.

Timothy O'Malley DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS
SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
AND FITNESS, IN NO EVENT SHALL Timothy O'Malley BE LIABLE FOR
ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS,
WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS
ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR
PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{Profiling}

The \module{profile} and \module{pstats} modules contain
the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
Written by James Roskind

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this Python software
and its associated documentation for any purpose (subject to the
restriction in the following sentence) without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright notice appears in all copies, and
that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
supporting documentation, and that the name of InfoSeek not be used in
advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software
without specific, written prior permission.  This permission is
explicitly restricted to the copying and modification of the software
to remain in Python, compiled Python, or other languages (such as C)
wherein the modified or derived code is exclusively imported into a
Python module.

INFOSEEK CORPORATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS
SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL INFOSEEK CORPORATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY
SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER
RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF
CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{Execution tracing}

The \module{trace} module contains the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
portions copyright 2001, Autonomous Zones Industries, Inc., all rights...
err...  reserved and offered to the public under the terms of the
Author: Zooko O'Whielacronx
http://zooko.com/
mailto:zooko at zooko.com

Author: Skip Montanaro

Author: Andrew Dalke

Author: Skip Montanaro

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this Python software and
its associated documentation for any purpose without fee is hereby
granted, provided that the above copyright notice appears in all copies,
and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
supporting documentation, and that the name of neither Automatrix,
Bioreason or Mojam Media be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to
distribution of the software without specific, written prior permission.
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{UUencode and UUdecode functions}

The \module{uu} module contains the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
Cathedral City, California Republic, United States of America.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
supporting documentation, and that the name of Lance Ellinghouse
not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution
of the software without specific, written prior permission.
LANCE ELLINGHOUSE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO
THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS, IN NO EVENT SHALL LANCE ELLINGHOUSE CENTRUM BE LIABLE
FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN
ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT
OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

Modified by Jack Jansen, CWI, July 1995:
- Use binascii module to do the actual line-by-line conversion
between ascii and binary. This results in a 1000-fold speedup. The C
version is still 5 times faster, though.
- Arguments more compliant with python standard
\end{verbatim}

\subsection{XML Remote Procedure Calls}

The \module{xmlrpclib} module contains the following notice:

\begin{verbatim}
The XML-RPC client interface is

Copyright (c) 1999-2002 by Secret Labs AB
Copyright (c) 1999-2002 by Fredrik Lundh

By obtaining, using, and/or copying this software and/or its
associated documentation, you agree that you have read, understood,
and will comply with the following terms and conditions:

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and
its associated documentation for any purpose and without fee is
hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appears in
all copies, and that both that copyright notice and this permission
notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of
Secret Labs AB or the author not be used in advertising or publicity
pertaining to distribution of the software without specific, written
prior permission.

SECRET LABS AB AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD
TO THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT-
ABILITY AND FITNESS.  IN NO EVENT SHALL SECRET LABS AB OR THE AUTHOR
BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY
DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS,
WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS
ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE
OF THIS SOFTWARE.
\end{verbatim}

--- NEW FILE: reportingbugs.tex ---
\label{reporting-bugs}

Python is a mature programming language which has established a
reputation for stability.  In order to maintain this reputation, the
developers would like to know of any deficiencies you find in Python
or its documentation.

Before submitting a report, you will be required to log into SourceForge;
this will make it possible for the developers to contact you
for additional information if needed.  It is not possible to submit a
bug report anonymously.

All bug reports should be submitted via the Python Bug Tracker on
SourceForge (\url{http://sourceforge.net/bugs/?group_id=5470}).  The
bug tracker offers a Web form which allows pertinent information to be
entered and submitted to the developers.

The first step in filing a report is to determine whether the problem
saving the developers time, is that you learn what has been done to
fix it; it may be that the problem has already been fixed for the next
release, or additional information is needed (in which case you are
welcome to provide it if you can!).  To do this, search the bug
database using the search box on the left side of the page.

If the problem you're reporting is not already in the bug tracker, go
back to the Python Bug Tracker
(\url{http://sourceforge.net/bugs/?group_id=5470}).  Select the
Submit a Bug'' link at the top of the page to open the bug reporting
form.

The submission form has a number of fields.  The only fields that are
required are the Summary'' and Details'' fields.  For the summary,
enter a \emph{very} short description of the problem; less than ten
words is good.  In the Details field, describe the problem in detail,
including what you expected to happen and what did happen.  Be sure to
include the version of Python you used, whether any extension modules
were involved, and what hardware and software platform you were using
(including version information as appropriate).

The only other field that you may want to set is the Category''
field, which allows you to place the bug report into a broad category
(such as Documentation'' or Library'').

Each bug report will be assigned to a developer who will determine
what needs to be done to correct the problem.  You will
receive an update each time action is taken on the bug.

\begin{seealso}
\seetitle[http://www-mice.cs.ucl.ac.uk/multimedia/software/documentation/ReportingBugs.html]{How
to Report Bugs Effectively}{Article which goes into some
detail about how to create a useful bug report.  This
describes what kind of information is useful and why it is
useful.}

\seetitle[http://www.mozilla.org/quality/bug-writing-guidelines.html]{Bug
Writing Guidelines}{Information about writing a good bug
report.  Some of this is specific to the Mozilla project, but
describes general good practices.}
\end{seealso}

--- NEW FILE: typestruct.h ---
typedef struct _typeobject {
char *tp_name; /* For printing, in format "<module>.<name>" */
int tp_basicsize, tp_itemsize; /* For allocation */

/* Methods to implement standard operations */

destructor tp_dealloc;
printfunc tp_print;
getattrfunc tp_getattr;
setattrfunc tp_setattr;
cmpfunc tp_compare;
reprfunc tp_repr;

/* Method suites for standard classes */

PyNumberMethods *tp_as_number;
PySequenceMethods *tp_as_sequence;
PyMappingMethods *tp_as_mapping;

/* More standard operations (here for binary compatibility) */

hashfunc tp_hash;
ternaryfunc tp_call;
reprfunc tp_str;
getattrofunc tp_getattro;
setattrofunc tp_setattro;

/* Functions to access object as input/output buffer */
PyBufferProcs *tp_as_buffer;

/* Flags to define presence of optional/expanded features */
long tp_flags;

char *tp_doc; /* Documentation string */

/* Assigned meaning in release 2.0 */
/* call function for all accessible objects */
traverseproc tp_traverse;

/* delete references to contained objects */
inquiry tp_clear;

/* Assigned meaning in release 2.1 */
/* rich comparisons */
richcmpfunc tp_richcompare;

/* weak reference enabler */
long tp_weaklistoffset;

/* Added in release 2.2 */
/* Iterators */
getiterfunc tp_iter;
iternextfunc tp_iternext;

/* Attribute descriptor and subclassing stuff */
struct PyMethodDef *tp_methods;
struct PyMemberDef *tp_members;
struct PyGetSetDef *tp_getset;
struct _typeobject *tp_base;
PyObject *tp_dict;
descrgetfunc tp_descr_get;
descrsetfunc tp_descr_set;
long tp_dictoffset;
initproc tp_init;
allocfunc tp_alloc;
newfunc tp_new;
freefunc tp_free; /* Low-level free-memory routine */
inquiry tp_is_gc; /* For PyObject_IS_GC */
PyObject *tp_bases;
PyObject *tp_mro; /* method resolution order */
PyObject *tp_cache;
PyObject *tp_subclasses;
PyObject *tp_weaklist;

} PyTypeObject;