[Python-checkins] r86574 - python/branches/py3k/Misc/NEWS
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Sat Nov 20 17:16:24 CET 2010
Date: Sat Nov 20 17:16:24 2010
New Revision: 86574
acknowledge configparser evolution
--- python/branches/py3k/Misc/NEWS (original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Misc/NEWS Sat Nov 20 17:16:24 2010
@@ -21,12 +21,31 @@
+- Issue #1682942: configparser supports alternative option/value delimiters.
+- Issue #5412: configparser supports mapping protocol access.
+- Issue #9411: configparser supports specifying encoding for read operations.
+- Issue #9421: configparser's getint(), getfloat() and getboolean() methods
+ accept vars and default arguments just like get() does.
+- Issue #9452: configparser supports reading from strings and dictionaries.
+- configparser: accepted INI file structure is now customizable, including
+ comment prefixes, name of the DEFAULT section, empty lines in multiline
+ values, and indentation.
- Issue 10326: unittest.TestCase instances can be pickled.
- Issue #9920: Skip tests for cmath.atan and cmath.atanh applied to
complex zeros on systems where the log1p function fails to respect
the sign of zero. This fixes a test failure on AIX.
+- Issue #9920: Skip tests for cmath.atan and cmath.atanh applied to complex
+ zeros on systems where the log1p function fails to respect the sign of zero.
+ This fixes a test failure on AIX.
- Issue #9732: Addition of getattr_static to the inspect module.
- Issue #10446: Module documentation generated by pydoc now links to a
@@ -53,8 +72,8 @@
- Do not fail test_socket when the IP address of the local hostname
cannot be looked up.
-- Issue #8886: Use context managers throughout test_zipfile. Patch by
- Eric Carstensen.
+- Issue #8886: Use context managers throughout test_zipfile. Patch by Eric
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