"This article is the second part in a three-part series about
Python 2.5. The first part discussed the major changes and
enhancements to the Python language itself. This part introduces
the main modules that were added to the Python standard library.
The third part will discuss a whole bag of smaller improvements and
changes that are relevant to specific subsets of the Python
"Python has a vibrant community that produces lots of useful
packages and modules. The best ones—the ones that have proven
themselves in the field--sometimes get included in the standard
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