[Python-checkins] r70537 - in python/branches/release30-maint: Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst

benjamin.peterson python-checkins at python.org
Mon Mar 23 03:54:05 CET 2009


Author: benjamin.peterson
Date: Mon Mar 23 03:54:05 2009
New Revision: 70537

Log:
Merged revisions 70536 via svnmerge from 
svn+ssh://pythondev@svn.python.org/python/branches/py3k

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  r70536 | benjamin.peterson | 2009-03-22 21:49:51 -0500 (Sun, 22 Mar 2009) | 1 line
  
  more about the file type's death #5513
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Modified:
   python/branches/release30-maint/   (props changed)
   python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst

Modified: python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst
==============================================================================
--- python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst	(original)
+++ python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst	Mon Mar 23 03:54:05 2009
@@ -813,7 +813,8 @@
 * Removed :func:`execfile`.  Instead of ``execfile(fn)`` use
   ``exec(open(fn).read())``.
 
-* Removed :class:`file`.  Use :func:`open`.
+* Removed the :class:`file` type.  Use :func:`open`.  There are now several
+  different kinds of streams that open can return in the :mod:`io` module.
 
 * Removed :func:`reduce`.  Use :func:`functools.reduce` if you really
   need it; however, 99 percent of the time an explicit :keyword:`for`


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