[Python-Dev] RELEASED Python 2.4.1, release candidate 1

Anthony Baxter anthony at python.org
Thu Mar 10 15:37:45 CET 2005

On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I'm
happy to announce the release of Python 2.4.1 (release candidate 1).

Python 2.4.1 is a bug-fix release. See the release notes at the website
(also available as Misc/NEWS in the source distribution) for details of
the bugs squished in this release.

Assuming no major problems crop up, a final release of Python 2.4.1 will
follow in about a week's time. 

For more information on Python 2.4.1, including download links for
various platforms, release notes, and known issues, please see:


Highlights of this new release include:

  - Bug fixes. According to the release notes, several dozen bugs
    have been fixed, including a fix for the SimpleXMLRPCServer 
    security issue (PSF-2005-001).

Highlights of the previous major Python release (2.4) are available     
from the Python 2.4 page, at                                            


Enjoy the new release,

Anthony Baxter
anthony at python.org
Python Release Manager
(on behalf of the entire python-dev team)
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