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:

    http://www.python.org/2.4.1/

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                                            

    http://www.python.org/2.4/highlights.html

Enjoy the new release,
Anthony

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