Release Notes: Support was added for Python 2.7 on all supported platforms. Native Windows x64 support was added. Many new features were included to enhance interoperability with Python's datetime module and to increase overall performance. The new mx.Misc.Daemon module was added, which provides abstractions to implement Unix daemon processes. Code cleanups were added and the code was switched to Python's own memory allocator, which results in performance enhancements across all subpackages. easy_install support was added back and pip support was included.