user buffer interface on Unicode strings. Does not hang if group id
is followed by whitespace.
size hint in readlines() is now supported as documented.
+- StringIO: ize hint in readlines() is now supported as documented.
- struct: Check ranges for bytes and shorts.
- xml: New version detection code allows PyXML to override standard
XML package if PyXML version is greater than 0.6.1.
+- xml.dom: DOM level 1 support for basic XML. Includes xml.dom.minidom
+ (conventional DOM), and xml.dom.pulldom, which allows building the DOM
+ tree only for nodes which are sufficiently interesting to a specific
+ application. Does not provide the HTML-specific extensions. Still
+- xml.sax: SAX 2 support for Python, including all the handler
+ interfaces needed to process XML 1.0 compliant XML. Some
+ documentation is already available.
+- pyexpat: Renamed to xml.parsers.expat since this is part of the new,
+ packagized XML support.
encoded version of a Unicode object.
- The standard header <limits.h> is now included by Python.h (if it
+ exists). INT_MAX and LONG_MAX will always be defined, even if
+ <limits.h> is not available.
- Improved support for HP-UX build -- threads should now be correctly
configured (on HP-UX 10.20 and 11.00).
+- Python/C API now properly exposed to dynamically-loaded extension
+ modules on Reliant UNIX.
What's new in 2.0 beta 1?