[Python-checkins] [3.9] bpo-27032, bpo-37328: Document removing HTMLParser.unescape() (GH-22288)

Terry Jan Reedy webhook-mailer at python.org
Thu Sep 17 20:47:44 EDT 2020

commit: 4daeb9eec294f73a5811ef6ab3a0f8e61174a24c
branch: 3.9
author: Terry Jan Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2020-09-17T20:47:22-04:00

[3.9] bpo-27032, bpo-37328: Document removing HTMLParser.unescape() (GH-22288)

(cherry picked from commit a33f2c2bae759fc9d06e1c032fd2026135f2df45)
Co-authored-by: Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com>

M Doc/whatsnew/3.9.rst

diff --git a/Doc/whatsnew/3.9.rst b/Doc/whatsnew/3.9.rst
index 2b7cbaa48531a..40c1592af4d5c 100644
--- a/Doc/whatsnew/3.9.rst
+++ b/Doc/whatsnew/3.9.rst
@@ -892,6 +892,11 @@ Removed
   :func:`asyncio.current_task` and :func:`asyncio.all_tasks` instead.
   (Contributed by Rémi Lapeyre in :issue:`40967`)
+* The ``unescape()`` method in the :class:`html.parser.HTMLParser` class
+  has been removed (it was deprecated since Python 3.4).  :func:`html.unescape`
+  should be used for converting character references to the corresponding
+  unicode characters.
 Porting to Python 3.9

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