[Python-checkins] Add importlib.metadata to what's new. (#13855)

Barry Warsaw webhook-mailer at python.org
Wed Jun 5 22:40:26 EDT 2019

commit: 4867eaa294c5f5fb360e111d54f3543d502b4f46
branch: master
author: Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2019-06-05T19:40:19-07:00

Add importlib.metadata to what's new. (#13855)

M Doc/whatsnew/3.8.rst

diff --git a/Doc/whatsnew/3.8.rst b/Doc/whatsnew/3.8.rst
index 8456a17aedcc..bf75387d9517 100644
--- a/Doc/whatsnew/3.8.rst
+++ b/Doc/whatsnew/3.8.rst
@@ -330,7 +330,10 @@ Other Language Changes
 New Modules
-* None yet.
+* The new :mod:`importlib.metadata` module provides (provisional) support for
+  reading metadata from third-party packages.  For example, you can extract an
+  installed package's version number, list of entry points, and more.  See
+  :issue:`34632` for additional details.
 Improved Modules

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