This saves the maintainer some effort going through the SVN logs
when researching a change.
-This article explains the new features in Python 2.6. The release
-schedule is described in :pep:`361`; currently the final release is
-scheduled for October 1 2008.
+This article explains the new features in Python 2.6, released on October 1
+2008. The release schedule is described in :pep:`361`.
The major theme of Python 2.6 is preparing the migration path to
Python 3.0, a major redesign of the language. Whenever possible,