[IronPython] [ANN] IronPython Community Edition r4

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Sat Nov 25 05:04:48 CET 2006

How do you install this? Just copy on top of the current IP directory?
What is DefRoot.sp1 for?
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Sanghyeon Seo 
  To: Discussion of IronPython ; python-list at python.org 
  Sent: Monday, November 20, 2006 5:26 AM
  Subject: [IronPython] [ANN] IronPython Community Edition r4

  This is the fourth release of IronPython Community Edition (IPCE).

  You can download it from SourceForge.

  FePy project aims to provide enhancements and add-ons for IronPython.
  Visit the project's homepage for more informations.

  Changes in this release follow. Some changes are credited. Uncredited
  changes are from me.

  Regular expression

  _sre.py from PyPy, a pure Python implementation of Python's regular
  expression, is included and enabled by default, overriding
  IronPython's implementation based on System.Text.RegularExpression.
  You can comment out "install_sre_py()" line from site.py to disable


  Block encryption algorithms wrappers compatible with pycrypto are added.
  New array module based on codes from PyPy, but using .NET array as storage.
  pyexpat module is enhanced to run SOAPpy.
  pyexpat module handls multiple calls to Parse(). (Fredrik Lundh)
  hashlib module accepts arrays as arguments.
  ctypes module includes correct c_float and c_double.
  ctypes module handles functions taking variable argument list (like printf).
  site module initializes support for .pth files and site-packages
  directory. (Mark Rees)
  Missing built-in codec error handling callbacks are taken from PyPy
  and registered. Namely, ignore, xmlcharrefreplace, backslashreplace.
  (Christopher Baus)
  _fileobject class is taken from CPython and included in socket module.
  (Christopher Baus)


  WSGI gateway is rewritten to use wsgiref library and is a lot more
  compatible as a result. (Mark Rees)
  C# side of WSGI avoids creating new IronPython engine every request. (Mark Rees)
  C# side of WSGI gains various options configurable from web.config,
  including whether to reload IronPython engine every request.
  (Christopher Baus)


  url2path modules are now included from Python Standard Library. (Liyu Liu)
  wsgiref package is included from CPython 2.5, as needed by new WSGI gateway.
  pycrypto and paramiko are included. (paramiko doesn't work yet,
  although it imports.)


  You can read the summary of applied patches here.

  New in this release:

  Seo Sanghyeon
  users mailing list
  users at lists.ironpython.com
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