Python 3.1.2 release candidate

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Tue Mar 9 00:32:14 CET 2010


On Mar 6, 4:13 pm, Benjamin Peterson <benja... at python.org> wrote:
> On behalf of the Python development team, I'm pleased to announce a release
> candidate for the second bugfix release of the Python 3.1 series, Python 3.1.2.
>
> This bug fix release fixes numerous issues found in 3.1.1.  This release
> candidate has been released to solicit testing and feedback over an possible
> regressions from 3.1.1.  Please consider testing it with your library or
> application and reporting an bugs you encounter.  This will help make the final
> 3.1.2 release, planned in 2 weeks time, all the more stable.
>
> The Python 3.1 version series focuses on the stabilization and optimization of
> the features and changes that Python 3.0 introduced.  For example, the new I/O
> system has been rewritten in C for speed.  File system APIs that use unicode
> strings now handle paths with undecodable bytes in them. Other features include
> an ordered dictionary implementation, a condensed syntax for nested with
> statements, and support for ttk Tile in Tkinter.  For a more extensive list of
> changes in 3.1, seehttp://doc.python.org/3.1/whatsnew/3.1.htmlor Misc/NEWS in
> the Python distribution.
>
> To download Python 3.1.2rc1 visit:
>
>      http://www.python.org/download/releases/3.1.2/
>
> A list of changes in 3.1.2rc1 can be found here:
>
>      http://svn.python.org/projects/python/tags/r312rc1/Misc/NEWS
>
> The 3.1 documentation can be found at:
>
>      http://docs.python.org/3.1
>
> Bugs can always be reported to:
>
>      http://bugs.python.org

Hey, it finally let me register. Turned out the e-mail
to confirm registry was getting marked Spam. I pulled it
out of the Spam box and completed the registration.

Of course, the reason I needed to register is because
IDLE will *still* not end a process properly in Windows.

see issue 8093

>
> Enjoy!
>
> --
> Benjamin Peterson
> Release Manager
> benjamin at python.org
> (on behalf of the entire python-dev team and 3.1.2's contributors)




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