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Python 3.2 Released

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Published on 21 February 2011 12:06 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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A major update to Python is now available. With Python 3.2 there are improvements spanning from the Python Debugger to its SSL module and behavior fixes for numeric operations.

The list of major changes for Python 3.2 can be found at Python.org, along with the download links. Some of the key highlights jumping on the list include the introduction of a stable ABI for the extension modules, an overhauled GIL implementation, an extended email package, an improved SSL module, a sysconf module for accessing configuration information, improvements to the Python Debugger, and much more.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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