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LWN.net: Python 2.3a2 Released

Feb 22, 2003, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Guido Van Rossum)
Some highlights of what's new since 2.3a1:

- fixed mishandling of negated hex/oct literals (PEP 237)

- a new, more efficient pickling protocol (PEP 307)

- functions have a __module__ attribute

- new module itertools: efficient looping constructs

- many improvements to the new datetime module

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