Welcome to Jython 2.7b3 ======================= This is the third beta release of the 2.7 version of Jython. Thanks to Rackspace (http://www.rackspace.com/) for sponsoring this release. Thanks to all who contribute to Jython. Jython 2.7b3 includes a total rework of ssl which will soon allow pip to work on Jython (once pip gets a bugfix as well). It also fixes many bugs including some in binascii support, ast support, and many others. As a beta release we are concentrating on bug fixing and stabilizion for a production release. Please see the NEWS file for detailed release notes. The release was compiled on OSX with JDK 7 and requires JDK 7 to run. Please try this out and report any bugs at http://bugs.jython.org.