Release Notes: Several reported security issues were fixed, including a hash collision denial of service, Expat hash collision denial of service, SimpleXMLRPCServer denial of service, and disabling of the CBC IV attack countermeasure in the _ssl module.
Release Notes: This release mainly fixes a regression with the urllib.request module that prevented opening many HTTP resources correctly.
Release Notes: This release contains many of the features that were first released in Python 3.1. An ordered dictionary type. New unittest features including test skipping and new assert methods. A much faster I/O module. Automatic numbering of fields in the str.format() method. Float repr improvements backported from 3.x. Tile support for Tkinter. A backport of the memoryview object from 3.x. Set literals. Set and dictionary comprehensions. Dictionary views. A new syntax for nested with statements. The sysconfig module.
Release Notes: Clang 2.7's static analyzer was used to clean up Objects/, Python/, and extensions. The ossaudio extension is now built on GNU/kFreeBSD. On Windows, ctypes no longer checks the stack before and after calling a foreign function, making it possible to use the unmodified libffi library. The Vim syntax highlight file was updated. Bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: New features include an ordered dictionary type, new unittest features including test skipping and new assert methods, a much faster io module, automatic numbering of fields in the str.format() method, float repr improvements backported from 3.x, tile support for Tkinter, a backport of the memoryview object from 3.x, set literals, dictionary views, a new syntax for nested "with" statements, and the sysconfig module.
Release Notes: The second bugfix release.
Release Notes: This is a maintenance release for Python 2.6.4, fixing dozens of issues in the core, built-in modules, libraries, and documentation.