(Contributed by Christian Heimes and Mark Dickinson.)
+* The :mod:`MimeWriter` module has been deprecated; use the email
+* The :mod:`mimify` module has been deprecated; use the email package
+* The :mod:`md5` module has been deprecated; use the hashlib module
* :class:`mmap` objects now have a :meth:`rfind` method that searches for a
substring beginning at the end of the string and searching
backwards. The :meth:`find` method also gained an *end* parameter
and can optionally take new command-line arguments for the program.
(Contributed by Rocky Bernstein; :issue:`1393667`.)
+* The :mod:`posixfile` module has been deprecated; :func:`fcntl.lockf`
+ provides better locking.
The :func:`post_mortem` function, used to begin debugging a
traceback, will now use the traceback returned by :func:`sys.exc_info`
if no traceback is supplied. (Contributed by Facundo Batista;
opcodes, returning a shorter pickle that contains the same data structure.
(Contributed by Raymond Hettinger.)
+* The :mod:`popen2` module has been deprecated; use the subprocess
* A :func:`get_data` function was added to the :mod:`pkgutil`
module that returns the contents of resource files included
with an installed Python package. For example::
will now ignore exceptions triggered while evaluating a name.
(Fixed by Lorenz Quack; :issue:`2250`.)
+* The :mod:`sha` module has been deprecated; use the hashlib module
* The :mod:`sched` module's :class:`scheduler` instances now
have a read-only :attr:`queue` attribute that returns the
contents of the scheduler's queue, represented as a list of