[RELEASED] Python 3.5.0rc3 is now available

Brian Gladman blindanagram at nowhere.net
Tue Sep 8 16:54:09 CEST 2015


On 08/09/2015 02:35, Larry Hastings wrote:
> 
> 
> On behalf of the Python development community and the Python 3.5 release
> team, I'm relieved to announce the availability of Python 3.5.0rc3, also
> known as Python 3.5.0 Release Candidate 3.
> 
> The next release of Python 3.5 will be Python 3.5.0 final.  There should
> be few (or no) changes to Python 3.5 between rc3 and final.
> 
> This is a preview release, and its use is not recommended for production
> settings.
> 
> 
> You can find Python 3.5.0rc3 here:
> 
>     https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-350rc3/
> 
> Windows and Mac users: please read the important platform-specific
> "Notes on this release" section near the end of that page.
> 
> 
> Happy hacking,

I notice that one new feature that isn't mentioned in the 'what's new'
list is the addition of math.gcd() offering a faster and more generic
implementation (in that it returns a positive result) of the greatest
common divisor operation.

Thanks for this and for all your work on Python 3.5.



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