- Fixed a buffer overrun in PC/getpathp.c.
+- Newly documentated module: BaseHTTPServer.py, thanks to Greg Stein.
+- Added doc strings to string.py, stropmodule.c, structmodule.c,
+thanks to Charles Waldman.
+- Many nits fixed in the manuals, thanks to Fred Drake and many others
+(especially Rob Hooft and Andrew Kuchling). The HTML version now uses
+HTML markup instead of inline GIF images for tables; only two images
+are left (for obsure bits of math). The index of the HTML version has
+also been much improved. Finally, it is once again possible to
+generate an Emacs info file from the library manual (but I don't
+commit to supporting this in future versions).
+- New module: telnetlib.py (a simple telnet client library).
+- New tool: Tools/versioncheck/, by Jack Jansen.
+- Ported zlibmodule.c and bsddbmodule.c to NT; The project file for MS
+DevStudio 5.0 now includes new subprojects to build the zlib and bsddb
+- Many small changes again to Tkinter.py -- mostly bugfixes and adding
+missing routines. Thanks to Greg McFarlane for reporting a bunch of
+problems and proofreading my fixes.
+- The re module and its documentation are up to date with the latest
+version released to the string-sig (Dec. 22).
+- Stop test_grp.py from failing when the /etc/group file is empty
+- Fix bug in integer conversion (mystrtoul.c) that caused
+4294967296==0 to be true!
+- The VC++ 4.2 project file should be complete again.
+- In tempfile.py, use a better template on NT, and add a new optional
+argument "suffix" with default "" to specify a specific extension for
+the temporary filename (needed sometimes on NT but perhaps also handy
+- Fixed some bugs in the FAQ wizard, and converted it to use re
+- Fixed a mysteriously undetected error in dlmodule.c (it was using a
+totally bogus routine name to raise an exception).
+- Fixed bug in import.c which wasn't using the new "dos-8x3" name yet.
+- Hopefully harmless changes to the build process to support shared
+libraries on DG/UX. This adds a target to create
+libpython$(VERSION).so; however this target is *only* for DG/UX.
+- Fixed a bug in the new format string error checking in getargs.c.
+- A simple fix for infinite recursion when printing __builtins__:
+reset '_' to None before printing and set it to the printed variable
+*after* printing (and only when printing is successful).
+- Fixed lib-tk/SimpleDialog.py to keep the dialog visible even if the
+parent window is not (Skip Montanaro).
+- Fixed the two most annoying problems with ftp URLs in
+urllib.urlopen(); an empty file now correctly raises an error, and it
+is no longer required to explicitly close the returned "file" object
+before opening another ftp URL to the same host and directory.