Welcome to Jython 2.7.0a2

This is the second alpha release of the 2.7.0 version of Jython. Thanks to
Adconion Media Group ( for sponsoring this release.
Thanks to all who contributed to Jython.

This release fixes a bug that left site-packages out of the path. This caused
many problems, including a failure of to work.

Please see the NEWS file for detailed release notes.

The release was compiled on Ubuntu with JDK 6 and requires JDK 6 to run.

Please try this out and report any bugs at