This must have been the most-requested feature of the past years!
Eleven new assignment operators were added:
- += -+ *= /= %= **= <<= >>= &= ^= |=
+ += - *= /= %= **= <<= >>= &= ^= |=
webbrowser - a platform-independent API to launch a web browser.
+ftplib - ntransfercmd(), transfercmd(), and retrbinary() all now
+optionally support the RFC 959 REST command.
+socket - new function getfqdn()
+XXX: I'm sure there are others
+None. However note that 1.6 made a whole slew of modules obsolete:
+stdwin, soundex, cml, cmpcache, dircache, dump, find, grep, packmail,
+poly, zmod, strop, util, whatsound.
+Changed, New, Obsolete Tools
+XXX: are there any? If not, say "None" here.
Trent Mick ensured portability to 64-bit platforms, under both Linux
and Win64, especially for the new Intel Itanium processor.
-Numerous new APIs were added, e.g.
+Numerous new APIs were added, e.g.