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add a whatsnew document for the 2.1 beta and release branch

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+======================
+What's new in PyPy 2.1
+======================
+
+.. this is a revision shortly after release-2.0
+.. startrev: a13c07067613
+
+.. branch: numpy-pickle
+Pickling of numpy arrays and dtypes (including record dtypes)
+
+.. branch: remove-array-smm
+Remove multimethods in the arraymodule
+
+.. branch: callback-stacklet
+Fixed bug when switching stacklets from a C callback
+
+.. branch: remove-set-smm
+Remove multi-methods on sets
+
+.. branch: numpy-subarrays
+Implement subarrays for numpy
+
+.. branch: remove-dict-smm
+Remove multi-methods on dict
+
+.. branch: remove-list-smm-2
+Remove remaining multi-methods on list
+
+.. branch: arm-stacklet
+Stacklet support for ARM, enables _continuation support
+
+.. branch: remove-tuple-smm
+Remove multi-methods on tuple
+
+.. branch: remove-iter-smm
+Remove multi-methods on iterators
+
+.. branch: emit-call-x86
+.. branch: emit-call-arm
+
+.. branch: on-abort-resops
+Added list of resops to the pypyjit on_abort hook.
+
+.. branch: logging-perf
+Speeds up the stdlib logging module
+
+.. branch: operrfmt-NT
+Adds a couple convenient format specifiers to operationerrfmt
+
+.. branch: win32-fixes3
+Skip and fix some non-translated (own) tests for win32 builds
+
+.. branch: ctypes-byref
+Add the '_obj' attribute on ctypes pointer() and byref() objects
+
+.. branch: argsort-segfault
+Fix a segfault in argsort when sorting by chunks on multidim numpypy arrays (mikefc)
+
+.. branch: dtype-isnative
+.. branch: ndarray-round
+
+.. branch: faster-str-of-bigint
+Improve performance of str(long).
+
+.. branch: ndarray-view
+Add view to ndarray and zeroD arrays, not on dtype scalars yet
+
+.. branch: numpypy-segfault
+fix segfault caused by iterating over empty ndarrays
+
+.. branch: identity-set
+Faster sets for objects
+
+.. branch: inline-identityhash
+Inline the fast path of id() and hash()