[Python-checkins] cpython (3.4): Issue #22388: Unified the style of "Contributed by" sentences in What's New.

serhiy.storchaka python-checkins at python.org
Sun Nov 2 18:29:27 CET 2014


https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/e3825486da53
changeset:   93351:e3825486da53
branch:      3.4
parent:      93346:b5e9bc4352e1
user:        Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com>
date:        Sun Nov 02 19:18:52 2014 +0200
summary:
  Issue #22388: Unified the style of "Contributed by" sentences in What's New.

files:
  Doc/whatsnew/3.3.rst |  102 ++++++++++++++--------------
  Doc/whatsnew/3.4.rst |  112 +++++++++++++++---------------
  2 files changed, 107 insertions(+), 107 deletions(-)


diff --git a/Doc/whatsnew/3.3.rst b/Doc/whatsnew/3.3.rst
--- a/Doc/whatsnew/3.3.rst
+++ b/Doc/whatsnew/3.3.rst
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@
 * Multi-dimensional comparisons are supported for any array type.
 
 * One-dimensional memoryviews of hashable (read-only) types with formats B,
-  b or c are now hashable. (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`13411`)
+  b or c are now hashable.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`13411`.)
 
 * Arbitrary slicing of any 1-D arrays type is supported. For example, it
   is now possible to reverse a memoryview in O(1) by using a negative step.
@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@
 
 * For further changes see `Build and C API Changes`_ and `Porting C code`_.
 
-(Contributed by Stefan Krah in :issue:`10181`)
+(Contributed by Stefan Krah in :issue:`10181`.)
 
 .. seealso::
 
@@ -307,8 +307,8 @@
 Python version when a more recent version is installed).
 
 In addition to the launcher, the Windows installer now includes an
-option to add the newly installed Python to the system PATH (contributed
-by Brian Curtin in :issue:`3561`).
+option to add the newly installed Python to the system PATH.  (Contributed
+by Brian Curtin in :issue:`3561`.)
 
 .. seealso::
 
@@ -781,7 +781,7 @@
   Both :func:`unicodedata.lookup()` and ``'\N{...}'`` now resolve name aliases,
   and :func:`unicodedata.lookup()` resolves named sequences too.
 
-  (Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`12753`)
+  (Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`12753`.)
 
 * Unicode database updated to UCD version 6.1.0
 
@@ -793,7 +793,7 @@
   methods of :class:`bytes` and :class:`bytearray` objects now accept an
   integer between 0 and 255 as their first argument.
 
-  (Contributed by Petri Lehtinen in :issue:`12170`)
+  (Contributed by Petri Lehtinen in :issue:`12170`.)
 
 * The ``rjust()``, ``ljust()``, and ``center()`` methods of :class:`bytes`
   and :class:`bytearray` now accept a :class:`bytearray` for the ``fill``
@@ -854,7 +854,7 @@
 * The sequence documentation has been substantially rewritten to better
   explain the binary/text sequence distinction and to provide specific
   documentation sections for the individual builtin sequence types
-  (:issue:`4966`)
+  (:issue:`4966`).
 
 
 New Modules
@@ -891,7 +891,7 @@
 objects representing IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, networks and interfaces (i.e.
 an IP address associated with a specific IP subnet).
 
-(Contributed by Google and Peter Moody in :pep:`3144`)
+(Contributed by Google and Peter Moody in :pep:`3144`.)
 
 lzma
 ----
@@ -900,7 +900,7 @@
 using the LZMA algorithm, including support for the ``.xz`` and ``.lzma``
 file formats.
 
-(Contributed by Nadeem Vawda and Per Øyvind Karlsen in :issue:`6715`)
+(Contributed by Nadeem Vawda and Per Øyvind Karlsen in :issue:`6715`.)
 
 
 Improved Modules
@@ -921,7 +921,7 @@
   * :class:`abc.abstractstaticmethod` has been deprecated, use
     :class:`staticmethod` with :func:`abc.abstractmethod` instead.
 
-(Contributed by Darren Dale in :issue:`11610`)
+(Contributed by Darren Dale in :issue:`11610`.)
 
 :meth:`abc.ABCMeta.register` now returns the registered subclass, which means
 it can now be used as a class decorator (:issue:`10868`).
@@ -933,7 +933,7 @@
 The :mod:`array` module supports the :c:type:`long long` type using ``q`` and
 ``Q`` type codes.
 
-(Contributed by Oren Tirosh and Hirokazu Yamamoto in :issue:`1172711`)
+(Contributed by Oren Tirosh and Hirokazu Yamamoto in :issue:`1172711`.)
 
 
 base64
@@ -964,14 +964,14 @@
 * :class:`bz2.BZ2File` can now read from and write to arbitrary file-like
   objects, by means of its constructor's *fileobj* argument.
 
-  (Contributed by Nadeem Vawda in :issue:`5863`)
+  (Contributed by Nadeem Vawda in :issue:`5863`.)
 
 * :class:`bz2.BZ2File` and :func:`bz2.decompress` can now decompress
   multi-stream inputs (such as those produced by the :program:`pbzip2` tool).
   :class:`bz2.BZ2File` can now also be used to create this type of file, using
   the ``'a'`` (append) mode.
 
-  (Contributed by Nir Aides in :issue:`1625`)
+  (Contributed by Nir Aides in :issue:`1625`.)
 
 * :class:`bz2.BZ2File` now implements all of the :class:`io.BufferedIOBase` API,
   except for the :meth:`detach` and :meth:`truncate` methods.
@@ -1018,7 +1018,7 @@
 
 Addition of a new :class:`~collections.ChainMap` class to allow treating a
 number of mappings as a single unit.  (Written by Raymond Hettinger for
-:issue:`11089`, made public in :issue:`11297`)
+:issue:`11089`, made public in :issue:`11297`.)
 
 The abstract base classes have been moved in a new :mod:`collections.abc`
 module, to better differentiate between the abstract and the concrete
@@ -1069,7 +1069,7 @@
    push a wide character so the next :meth:`~curses.window.get_wch` will return
    it
 
-(Contributed by Iñigo Serna in :issue:`6755`)
+(Contributed by Iñigo Serna in :issue:`6755`.)
 
 datetime
 --------
@@ -1376,11 +1376,11 @@
   :func:`~ftplib.FTP_TLS.ccc` function to revert control channel back to
   plaintext.  This can be useful to take advantage of firewalls that know how
   to handle NAT with non-secure FTP without opening fixed ports.  (Contributed
-  by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`12139`)
+  by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`12139`.)
 
 * Added :meth:`ftplib.FTP.mlsd` method which provides a parsable directory
   listing format and deprecates :meth:`ftplib.FTP.nlst` and
-  :meth:`ftplib.FTP.dir`.  (Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`11072`)
+  :meth:`ftplib.FTP.dir`.  (Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`11072`.)
 
 
 functools
@@ -1404,7 +1404,7 @@
 
 A new :func:`~hmac.compare_digest` function has been added to prevent side
 channel attacks on digests through timing analysis.  (Contributed by Nick
-Coghlan and Christian Heimes in :issue:`15061`)
+Coghlan and Christian Heimes in :issue:`15061`.)
 
 
 http
@@ -1436,13 +1436,13 @@
 (Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`15114`, and :issue:`14538`,
 :issue:`13993`, :issue:`13960`, :issue:`13358`, :issue:`1745761`,
 :issue:`755670`, :issue:`13357`, :issue:`12629`, :issue:`1200313`,
-:issue:`670664`, :issue:`13273`, :issue:`12888`, :issue:`7311`)
+:issue:`670664`, :issue:`13273`, :issue:`12888`, :issue:`7311`.)
 
 A new :data:`~html.entities.html5` dictionary that maps HTML5 named character
 references to the equivalent Unicode character(s) (e.g. ``html5['gt;'] ==
 '>'``) has been added to the :mod:`html.entities` module.  The dictionary is
 now also used by :class:`~html.parser.HTMLParser`.  (Contributed by Ezio
-Melotti in :issue:`11113` and :issue:`15156`)
+Melotti in :issue:`11113` and :issue:`15156`.)
 
 
 imaplib
@@ -1451,7 +1451,7 @@
 The :class:`~imaplib.IMAP4_SSL` constructor now accepts an SSLContext
 parameter to control parameters of the secure channel.
 
-(Contributed by Sijin Joseph in :issue:`8808`)
+(Contributed by Sijin Joseph in :issue:`8808`.)
 
 
 inspect
@@ -1462,14 +1462,14 @@
 where those names were resolved, making it easier to verify correct internal
 state when testing code that relies on stateful closures.
 
-(Contributed by Meador Inge and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`13062`)
+(Contributed by Meador Inge and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`13062`.)
 
 A new :func:`~inspect.getgeneratorlocals` function has been added. This
 function reports the current binding of local variables in the generator's
 stack frame, making it easier to verify correct internal state when testing
 generators.
 
-(Contributed by Meador Inge in :issue:`15153`)
+(Contributed by Meador Inge in :issue:`15153`.)
 
 io
 --
@@ -1478,7 +1478,7 @@
 exclusively create a new file, and raise a :exc:`FileExistsError` if the file
 already exists. It is based on the C11 'x' mode to fopen().
 
-(Contributed by David Townshend in :issue:`12760`)
+(Contributed by David Townshend in :issue:`12760`.)
 
 The constructor of the :class:`~io.TextIOWrapper` class has a new
 *write_through* optional argument. If *write_through* is ``True``, calls to
@@ -1513,7 +1513,7 @@
 The :mod:`math` module has a new function, :func:`~math.log2`,  which returns
 the base-2 logarithm of *x*.
 
-(Written by Mark Dickinson in :issue:`11888`).
+(Written by Mark Dickinson in :issue:`11888`.)
 
 
 mmap
@@ -1567,7 +1567,7 @@
   ('211 1755 1 1755 gmane.comp.python.committers', 1755, 1, 1755, 'gmane.comp.python.committers')
   >>>
 
-(Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`9795`)
+(Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`9795`.)
 
 
 os
@@ -1744,24 +1744,24 @@
   set to False makes the method execute the scheduled events due to expire
   soonest (if any) and then return immediately.
   This is useful in case you want to use the :class:`~sched.scheduler` in
-  non-blocking applications.  (Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`13449`)
+  non-blocking applications.  (Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`13449`.)
 
 * :class:`~sched.scheduler` class can now be safely used in multi-threaded
   environments.  (Contributed by Josiah Carlson and Giampaolo Rodolà in
-  :issue:`8684`)
+  :issue:`8684`.)
 
 * *timefunc* and *delayfunct* parameters of :class:`~sched.scheduler` class
   constructor are now optional and defaults to :func:`time.time` and
   :func:`time.sleep` respectively.  (Contributed by Chris Clark in
-  :issue:`13245`)
+  :issue:`13245`.)
 
 * :meth:`~sched.scheduler.enter` and :meth:`~sched.scheduler.enterabs`
   *argument* parameter is now optional.  (Contributed by Chris Clark in
-  :issue:`13245`)
+  :issue:`13245`.)
 
 * :meth:`~sched.scheduler.enter` and :meth:`~sched.scheduler.enterabs`
   now accept a *kwargs* parameter.  (Contributed by Chris Clark in
-  :issue:`13245`)
+  :issue:`13245`.)
 
 
 select
@@ -1787,10 +1787,10 @@
 * New functions:
 
   * :func:`~shutil.disk_usage`: provides total, used and free disk space
-    statistics. (Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`12442`)
+    statistics.  (Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`12442`.)
   * :func:`~shutil.chown`: allows one to change user and/or group of the given
     path also specifying the user/group names and not only their numeric
-    ids. (Contributed by Sandro Tosi in :issue:`12191`)
+    ids.  (Contributed by Sandro Tosi in :issue:`12191`.)
   * :func:`shutil.get_terminal_size`: returns the size of the terminal window
     to which the interpreter is attached.  (Contributed by Zbigniew
     Jędrzejewski-Szmek in :issue:`13609`.)
@@ -1813,7 +1813,7 @@
 
 * :func:`~shutil.rmtree` is now resistant to symlink attacks on platforms
   which support the new ``dir_fd`` parameter in :func:`os.open` and
-  :func:`os.unlink`. (Contributed by Martin von Löwis and Hynek Schlawack
+  :func:`os.unlink`.  (Contributed by Martin von Löwis and Hynek Schlawack
   in :issue:`4489`.)
 
 
@@ -1867,7 +1867,7 @@
 
 The :class:`~smtplib.SMTP_SSL` constructor and the :meth:`~smtplib.SMTP.starttls`
 method now accept an SSLContext parameter to control parameters of the secure
-channel.  (Contributed by Kasun Herath in :issue:`8809`)
+channel.  (Contributed by Kasun Herath in :issue:`8809`.)
 
 
 socket
@@ -1887,7 +1887,7 @@
   (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socketcan), on Linux
   (http://lwn.net/Articles/253425).
 
-  (Contributed by Matthias Fuchs, updated by Tiago Gonçalves in :issue:`10141`)
+  (Contributed by Matthias Fuchs, updated by Tiago Gonçalves in :issue:`10141`.)
 
 * The :class:`~socket.socket` class now supports the PF_RDS protocol family
   (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reliable_Datagram_Sockets and
@@ -1929,37 +1929,37 @@
     pseudo-random bytes.
   * :func:`~ssl.RAND_pseudo_bytes`: generate pseudo-random bytes.
 
-  (Contributed by Victor Stinner in :issue:`12049`)
+  (Contributed by Victor Stinner in :issue:`12049`.)
 
 * The :mod:`ssl` module now exposes a finer-grained exception hierarchy
   in order to make it easier to inspect the various kinds of errors.
-  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`11183`)
+  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`11183`.)
 
 * :meth:`~ssl.SSLContext.load_cert_chain` now accepts a *password* argument
   to be used if the private key is encrypted.
-  (Contributed by Adam Simpkins in :issue:`12803`)
+  (Contributed by Adam Simpkins in :issue:`12803`.)
 
 * Diffie-Hellman key exchange, both regular and Elliptic Curve-based, is
   now supported through the :meth:`~ssl.SSLContext.load_dh_params` and
   :meth:`~ssl.SSLContext.set_ecdh_curve` methods.
-  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`13626` and :issue:`13627`)
+  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`13626` and :issue:`13627`.)
 
 * SSL sockets have a new :meth:`~ssl.SSLSocket.get_channel_binding` method
   allowing the implementation of certain authentication mechanisms such as
-  SCRAM-SHA-1-PLUS.  (Contributed by Jacek Konieczny in :issue:`12551`)
+  SCRAM-SHA-1-PLUS.  (Contributed by Jacek Konieczny in :issue:`12551`.)
 
 * You can query the SSL compression algorithm used by an SSL socket, thanks
   to its new :meth:`~ssl.SSLSocket.compression` method.  The new attribute
   :attr:`~ssl.OP_NO_COMPRESSION` can be used to disable compression.
-  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`13634`)
+  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`13634`.)
 
 * Support has been added for the Next Procotol Negotiation extension using
   the :meth:`ssl.SSLContext.set_npn_protocols` method.
-  (Contributed by Colin Marc in :issue:`14204`)
+  (Contributed by Colin Marc in :issue:`14204`.)
 
 * SSL errors can now be introspected more easily thanks to
   :attr:`~ssl.SSLError.library` and :attr:`~ssl.SSLError.reason` attributes.
-  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`14837`)
+  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`14837`.)
 
 * The :func:`~ssl.get_server_certificate` function now supports IPv6.
   (Contributed by Charles-François Natali in :issue:`11811`.)
@@ -1976,7 +1976,7 @@
 :func:`stat.filemode`. It can be used to convert a file's mode to a string of
 the form '-rwxrwxrwx'.
 
-(Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`14807`)
+(Contributed by Giampaolo Rodolà in :issue:`14807`.)
 
 
 struct
@@ -2035,8 +2035,8 @@
 :class:`threading.Condition`, :class:`threading.Semaphore`,
 :class:`threading.BoundedSemaphore`, :class:`threading.Event`, and
 :class:`threading.Timer`, all of which used to be factory functions returning a
-class instance, are now classes and may be subclassed. (Contributed by Éric
-Araujo in :issue:`10968`).
+class instance, are now classes and may be subclassed.  (Contributed by Éric
+Araujo in :issue:`10968`.)
 
 The :class:`threading.Thread` constructor now accepts a ``daemon`` keyword
 argument to override the default behavior of inheriting the ``deamon`` flag
@@ -2066,7 +2066,7 @@
 
 * :func:`~time.clock_getres`, :func:`~time.clock_gettime` and
   :func:`~time.clock_settime` functions with ``CLOCK_xxx`` constants.
-  (Contributed by Victor Stinner in :issue:`10278`)
+  (Contributed by Victor Stinner in :issue:`10278`.)
 
 To improve cross platform consistency, :func:`~time.sleep` now raises a
 :exc:`ValueError` when passed a negative sleep value.  Previously this was an
@@ -2090,7 +2090,7 @@
 :meth:`.assertRaises`, :meth:`.assertRaisesRegex`, :meth:`.assertWarns`, and
 :meth:`.assertWarnsRegex` now accept a keyword argument *msg* when used as
 context managers.  (Contributed by Ezio Melotti and Winston Ewert in
-:issue:`10775`)
+:issue:`10775`.)
 
 :meth:`unittest.TestCase.run` now returns the :class:`~unittest.TestResult`
 object.
@@ -2117,7 +2117,7 @@
 and the generic launchers :program:`xdg-open`, from the FreeDesktop.org
 project, and :program:`gvfs-open`, which is the default URI handler for GNOME
 3.  (The former contributed by Arnaud Calmettes in :issue:`13620`, the latter
-by Matthias Klose in :issue:`14493`)
+by Matthias Klose in :issue:`14493`.)
 
 
 xml.etree.ElementTree
@@ -2160,7 +2160,7 @@
 
 * UTF-8 is now 2x to 4x faster.  UTF-16 encoding is now up to 10x faster.
 
-  (contributed by Serhiy Storchaka, :issue:`14624`, :issue:`14738` and
+  (Contributed by Serhiy Storchaka, :issue:`14624`, :issue:`14738` and
   :issue:`15026`.)
 
 
diff --git a/Doc/whatsnew/3.4.rst b/Doc/whatsnew/3.4.rst
--- a/Doc/whatsnew/3.4.rst
+++ b/Doc/whatsnew/3.4.rst
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
    * It's helpful to add the bug/patch number as a comment:
 
    The :ref:`~socket.transmogrify()` function was added to the
-   :mod:`socket` module. (Contributed by P.Y. Developer in :issue:`12345`.)
+   :mod:`socket` module.  (Contributed by P.Y. Developer in :issue:`12345`.)
 
    This saves the maintainer the effort of going through the Mercurial log
    when researching a change.
@@ -372,7 +372,7 @@
 in :ref:`binary-transforms` and :ref:`text-transforms`.
 
 (Contributed by Nick Coghlan in :issue:`7475`, :issue:`17827`,
-:issue:`17828` and :issue:`19619`)
+:issue:`17828` and :issue:`19619`.)
 
 
 .. _whatsnew-pep-451:
@@ -414,14 +414,14 @@
 * Module ``__file__`` attributes (and related values) should now always
   contain absolute paths by default, with the sole exception of
   ``__main__.__file__`` when a script has been executed directly using
-  a relative path (Contributed by Brett Cannon in :issue:`18416`).
+  a relative path.  (Contributed by Brett Cannon in :issue:`18416`.)
 
 * All the UTF-\* codecs (except UTF-7) now reject surrogates during both
   encoding and decoding unless the ``surrogatepass`` error handler is used,
   with the exception of the UTF-16 decoder (which accepts valid surrogate pairs)
   and the UTF-16 encoder (which produces them while encoding non-BMP characters).
-  Contributed by Victor Stinner, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu and Serhiy Storchaka in
-  :issue:`12892`.
+  (Contributed by Victor Stinner, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu and Serhiy Storchaka in
+  :issue:`12892`.)
 
 * New German EBCDIC :ref:`codec <standard-encodings>` ``cp273``.  (Contributed
   by Michael Bierenfeld and Andrew Kuchling in :issue:`1097797`.)
@@ -633,8 +633,8 @@
 in :issue:`12866`.)
 
 New :func:`~audioop.byteswap` function converts big-endian samples to
-little-endian and vice versa (Contributed by Serhiy Storchaka in
-:issue:`19641`).
+little-endian and vice versa.  (Contributed by Serhiy Storchaka in
+:issue:`19641`.)
 
 All :mod:`audioop` functions now accept any :term:`bytes-like object`.  Strings
 are not accepted: they didn't work before, now they raise an error right away.
@@ -681,8 +681,8 @@
 
 The new :class:`contextlib.suppress` context manager helps to clarify the
 intent of code that deliberately suppresses exceptions from a single
-statement. (Contributed by Raymond Hettinger in :issue:`15806` and
-Zero Piraeus in :issue:`19266`)
+statement.  (Contributed by Raymond Hettinger in :issue:`15806` and
+Zero Piraeus in :issue:`19266`.)
 
 The new :func:`contextlib.redirect_stdout` context manager makes it easier
 for utility scripts to handle inflexible APIs that write their output to
@@ -693,7 +693,7 @@
 from a function that was written to implement a command line interface.
 It is recommended only for utility scripts because it affects the
 global state of :data:`sys.stdout`.  (Contributed by Raymond Hettinger
-in :issue:`15805`)
+in :issue:`15805`.)
 
 The :mod:`contextlib` documentation has also been updated to include a
 :ref:`discussion <single-use-reusable-and-reentrant-cms>` of the
@@ -765,7 +765,7 @@
 to ``distb(tb)``).
 
 (Contributed by Nick Coghlan, Ryan Kelly and Thomas Kluyver in :issue:`11816`
-and Claudiu Popa in :issue:`17916`)
+and Claudiu Popa in :issue:`17916`.)
 
 New function :func:`~dis.stack_effect` computes the effect on the Python stack
 of a given opcode and argument, information that is not otherwise available.
@@ -855,7 +855,7 @@
 for normal callables. The new descriptor also makes it easier to get
 arbitrary callables (including :func:`~functools.partial` instances)
 to behave like normal instance methods when included in a class definition.
-(Contributed by Alon Horev and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`4331`)
+(Contributed by Alon Horev and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`4331`.)
 
 .. _whatsnew-singledispatch:
 
@@ -903,7 +903,7 @@
 A new :func:`hashlib.pbkdf2_hmac` function provides
 the `PKCS#5 password-based key derivation function 2
 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PBKDF2>`_.  (Contributed by Christian
-Heimes in :issue:`18582`)
+Heimes in :issue:`18582`.)
 
 The :attr:`~hashlib.hash.name` attribute of :mod:`hashlib` hash objects is now
 a formally supported interface.  It has always existed in CPython's
@@ -939,17 +939,17 @@
 
 New function :func:`~html.unescape` function converts HTML5 character references to
 the corresponding Unicode characters.  (Contributed by Ezio Melotti in
-:issue:`2927`)
+:issue:`2927`.)
 
 :class:`~html.parser.HTMLParser` accepts a new keyword argument
 *convert_charrefs* that, when ``True``, automatically converts all character
 references.  For backward-compatibility, its value defaults to ``False``, but
 it will change to ``True`` in a future version of Python, so you are invited to
 set it explicitly and update your code to use this new feature.  (Contributed
-by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`13633`)
+by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`13633`.)
 
 The *strict* argument of :class:`~html.parser.HTMLParser` is now deprecated.
-(Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`15114`)
+(Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`15114`.)
 
 
 http
@@ -1015,19 +1015,19 @@
 
 The :mod:`inspect` module now offers a basic :ref:`command line interface
 <inspect-module-cli>` to quickly display source code and other
-information for modules, classes and functions. (Contributed by Claudiu Popa
-and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`18626`)
+information for modules, classes and functions.  (Contributed by Claudiu Popa
+and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`18626`.)
 
 :func:`~inspect.unwrap` makes it easy to unravel wrapper function chains
 created by :func:`functools.wraps` (and any other API that sets the
-``__wrapped__`` attribute on a wrapper function). (Contributed by
-Daniel Urban, Aaron Iles and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`13266`)
+``__wrapped__`` attribute on a wrapper function).  (Contributed by
+Daniel Urban, Aaron Iles and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`13266`.)
 
 As part of the implementation of the new :mod:`enum` module, the
 :mod:`inspect` module now has substantially better support for custom
 ``__dir__`` methods and dynamic class attributes provided through
-metaclasses (Contributed by Ethan Furman in :issue:`18929` and
-:issue:`19030`)
+metaclasses.  (Contributed by Ethan Furman in :issue:`18929` and
+:issue:`19030`.)
 
 :func:`~inspect.getfullargspec` and :func:`~inspect.getargspec`
 now use the :func:`~inspect.signature` API. This allows them to
@@ -1038,11 +1038,11 @@
 attributes, and report the already bound first argument for bound methods,
 so it is still necessary to update your code to use
 :func:`~inspect.signature` directly if those features are desired.
-(Contributed by Yury Selivanov in :issue:`17481`)
+(Contributed by Yury Selivanov in :issue:`17481`.)
 
 :func:`~inspect.signature` now supports duck types of CPython functions,
-which adds support for functions compiled with Cython. (Contributed
-by Stefan Behnel and Yury Selivanov in :issue:`17159`)
+which adds support for functions compiled with Cython.  (Contributed
+by Stefan Behnel and Yury Selivanov in :issue:`17159`.)
 
 
 ipaddress
@@ -1082,7 +1082,7 @@
 Logging configuration data received from a socket via the
 :func:`logging.config.listen` function can now be validated before being
 processed by supplying a verification function as the argument to the new
-*verify* keyword argument. (Contributed by Vinay Sajip in :issue:`15452`.)
+*verify* keyword argument.  (Contributed by Vinay Sajip in :issue:`15452`.)
 
 
 .. _whatsnew-marshal-3:
@@ -1120,7 +1120,7 @@
 :func:`~multiprocessing.get_all_start_methods` reports all start methods
 available on the platform, :func:`~multiprocessing.get_start_method` reports
 the current start method, and :func:`~multiprocessing.set_start_method` sets
-the start method.  (Contributed by Richard Oudkerk in :issue:`8713`).
+the start method.  (Contributed by Richard Oudkerk in :issue:`8713`.)
 
 :mod:`multiprocessing` also now has the concept of a ``context``, which
 determines how child processes are created.  New function
@@ -1141,7 +1141,7 @@
 when using the ``spawn`` or ``forkserver`` start methods. This resolves some
 edge cases where combining multiprocessing, the ``-m`` command line switch,
 and explicit relative imports could cause obscure failures in child
-processes. (Contributed by Nick Coghlan in :issue:`19946`)
+processes.  (Contributed by Nick Coghlan in :issue:`19946`.)
 
 
 operator
@@ -1176,7 +1176,7 @@
 Windows).  (Contributed by Brian Curtin in :issue:`11939`.)
 
 :func:`os.path.ismount` now recognizes volumes mounted below a drive
-root on Windows. (Contributed by Tim Golden in :issue:`9035`.)
+root on Windows.  (Contributed by Tim Golden in :issue:`9035`.)
 
 :func:`os.open` supports two new flags on platforms that provide them,
 :data:`~os.O_PATH` (un-opened file descriptor), and :data:`~os.O_TMPFILE`
@@ -1230,7 +1230,7 @@
 functions.  (The older API is now deprecated.)  In addition to the already
 supported XML plist format (:data:`~plistlib.FMT_XML`), it also now supports
 the binary plist format (:data:`~plistlib.FMT_BINARY`).  (Contributed by Ronald
-Oussoren and others in :issue:`14455`).
+Oussoren and others in :issue:`14455`.)
 
 
 poplib
@@ -1254,7 +1254,7 @@
 (Contributed by Serhiy Storchaka in :issue:`19132`.)
 
 Long strings are now wrapped using Python's normal line continuation
-syntax.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`17150`).
+syntax.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`17150`.)
 
 
 pty
@@ -1270,13 +1270,13 @@
 The :mod:`pydoc` module is now based directly on the :func:`inspect.signature`
 introspection API, allowing it to provide signature information for a wider
 variety of callable objects. This change also means that ``__wrapped__``
-attributes are now taken into account when displaying help information
-(Contributed by Larry Hastings in :issue:`19674`)
+attributes are now taken into account when displaying help information.
+(Contributed by Larry Hastings in :issue:`19674`.)
 
 The :mod:`pydoc` module no longer displays the ``self`` parameter for
 already bound methods. Instead, it aims to always display the exact current
-signature of the supplied callable (Contributed by Larry Hastings in
-:issue:`20710`)
+signature of the supplied callable.  (Contributed by Larry Hastings in
+:issue:`20710`.)
 
 In addition to the changes that have been made to :mod:`pydoc` directly,
 its handling of custom ``__dir__`` methods and various descriptor
@@ -1372,7 +1372,7 @@
 :exc:`~smtplib.SMTPException` is now a subclass of :exc:`OSError`, which allows
 both socket level errors and SMTP protocol level errors to be caught in one
 try/except statement by code that only cares whether or not an error occurred.
-(Contributed by Ned Jackson Lovely in :issue:`2118`).
+(Contributed by Ned Jackson Lovely in :issue:`2118`.)
 
 
 socket
@@ -1412,7 +1412,7 @@
 :data:`~ssl.PROTOCOL_TLSv1_1` and :data:`~ssl.PROTOCOL_TLSv1_2` (TLSv1.1 and
 TLSv1.2 support) have been added; support for these protocols is only available if
 Python is linked with OpenSSL 1.0.1 or later.  (Contributed by Michele Orrù and
-Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`16692`)
+Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`16692`.)
 
 .. _whatsnew34-sslcontext:
 
@@ -1596,7 +1596,7 @@
 A new :func:`traceback.clear_frames` function takes a traceback object
 and clears the local variables in all of the frames it references,
 reducing the amount of memory consumed.  (Contributed by Andrew Kuchling in
-:issue:`1565525`).
+:issue:`1565525`.)
 
 
 types
@@ -1619,7 +1619,7 @@
 
 The http method that will be used by a :class:`~urllib.request.Request` class
 can now be specified by setting a :class:`~urllib.request.Request.method`
-class attribute on the subclass. (Contributed by Jason R Coombs in
+class attribute on the subclass.  (Contributed by Jason R Coombs in
 :issue:`18978`.)
 
 :class:`~urllib.request.Request` objects are now reusable: if the
@@ -1701,14 +1701,14 @@
 :issue:`17015`.)
 
 :func:`~mock.mock_open` objects now have ``readline`` and ``readlines``
-methods. (Contributed by Toshio Kuratomi in :issue:`17467`.)
+methods.  (Contributed by Toshio Kuratomi in :issue:`17467`.)
 
 
 venv
 ----
 
 :mod:`venv` now includes activation scripts for the ``csh`` and ``fish``
-shells (Contributed by Andrew Svetlov in :issue:`15417`.)
+shells.  (Contributed by Andrew Svetlov in :issue:`15417`.)
 
 :class:`~venv.EnvBuilder` and the :func:`~venv.create` convenience function
 take a new keyword argument *with_pip*, which defaults to ``False``, that
@@ -1739,12 +1739,12 @@
 -------
 
 New :class:`~weakref.WeakMethod` class simulates weak references to bound
-methods. (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`14631`.)
+methods.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`14631`.)
 
 New :class:`~weakref.finalize` class makes it possible to register a callback
 to be invoked when an object is garbage collected, without needing to
-carefully manage the lifecycle of the weak reference itself. (Contributed by
-Richard Oudkerk in :issue:`15528`)
+carefully manage the lifecycle of the weak reference itself.  (Contributed by
+Richard Oudkerk in :issue:`15528`.)
 
 The callback, if any, associated with a :class:`~weakref.ref` is now
 exposed via the :attr:`~weakref.ref.__callback__` attribute.  (Contributed
@@ -1879,16 +1879,16 @@
 
 * The new :c:func:`PyType_GetSlot` function has been added to the stable ABI,
   allowing retrieval of function pointers from named type slots when using
-  the limited API. (Contributed by Martin von Löwis in :issue:`17162`)
+  the limited API.  (Contributed by Martin von Löwis in :issue:`17162`.)
 
 * The new :c:func:`Py_SetStandardStreamEncoding` pre-initialization API
   allows applications embedding the CPython interpreter to reliably force
-  a particular encoding and error handler for the standard streams
-  (Contributed by Bastien Montagne and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`16129`)
+  a particular encoding and error handler for the standard streams.
+  (Contributed by Bastien Montagne and Nick Coghlan in :issue:`16129`.)
 
 * Most Python C APIs that don't mutate string arguments are now correctly
-  marked as accepting ``const char *`` rather than ``char *`` (Contributed
-  by Serhiy Storchaka in :issue:`1772673`).
+  marked as accepting ``const char *`` rather than ``char *``.  (Contributed
+  by Serhiy Storchaka in :issue:`1772673`.)
 
 * A new shell version of ``python-config`` can be used even when a python
   interpreter is not available (for example, in cross compilation scenarios).
@@ -1958,7 +1958,7 @@
 * The ``-R`` option to the :ref:`python regression test suite <regrtest>` now
   also checks for memory allocation leaks, using
   :func:`sys.getallocatedblocks()`.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in
-  :issue:`13390`).
+  :issue:`13390`.)
 
 * ``python -m`` now works with namespace packages.
 
@@ -2021,14 +2021,14 @@
   longer imported by default. The marshal module has been improved to load
   compiled Python code faster.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou, Christian
   Heimes and Victor Stinner in :issue:`19219`, :issue:`19218`, :issue:`19209`,
-  :issue:`19205` and :issue:`9548`)
+  :issue:`19205` and :issue:`9548`.)
 
 * :class:`bz2.BZ2File` is now as fast or faster than the Python2 version for
   most cases.  :class:`lzma.LZMAFile` has also been optimized.  (Contributed by
   Serhiy Storchaka and Nadeem Vawda in :issue:`16034`.)
 
 * :func:`random.getrandbits` is 20%-40% faster for small integers (the most
-  common use case).  (Contributed by Serhiy Storchaka in :issue:`16674`).
+  common use case).  (Contributed by Serhiy Storchaka in :issue:`16674`.)
 
 * By taking advantage of the new storage format for strings, pickling of
   strings is now significantly faster.  (Contributed by Victor Stinner and
@@ -2048,7 +2048,7 @@
 
 * :func:`os.urandom` now uses a lazily-opened persistent file descriptor
   so as to avoid using many file descriptors when run in parallel from
-  multiple threads. (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`18756`.)
+  multiple threads.  (Contributed by Antoine Pitrou in :issue:`18756`.)
 
 
 .. _deprecated-3.4:
@@ -2246,7 +2246,7 @@
 
 * The [X refs, Y blocks] output of a debug (``--with-pydebug``) build of the
   CPython interpreter is now off by default.  It can be re-enabled using the
-  ``-X showrefcount`` option. (Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`17323`.)
+  ``-X showrefcount`` option.  (Contributed by Ezio Melotti in :issue:`17323`.)
 
 * The python command and most stdlib scripts (as well as :mod:`argparse`) now
   output ``--version`` information to ``stdout`` instead of ``stderr`` (for
@@ -2395,8 +2395,8 @@
   storage).  (:issue:`17094`.)
 
 * Parameter names in ``__annotations__`` dicts are now mangled properly,
-  similarly to ``__kwdefaults__``. (Contributed by Yury Selivanov in
-  :issue:`20625`).
+  similarly to ``__kwdefaults__``.  (Contributed by Yury Selivanov in
+  :issue:`20625`.)
 
 * :attr:`hashlib.hash.name` now always returns the identifier in lower case.
   Previously some builtin hashes had uppercase names, but now that it is a

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