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[ANN] PyYAML-3.06: YAML parser and emitter for Python

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Announcing PyYAML-3.06
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A new bug fix release of PyYAML is now available:

http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML
Changes
=======

* setup.py checks whether LibYAML is installed and if so, builds
and installs LibYAML bindings. To force or disable installation
of LibYAML bindings, use '--with-libyaml' or '--without-libyaml'
options respectively.
* Building LibYAML bindings no longer requires Pyrex installed.
* 'yaml.load()' raises an exception if the input stream contains
more than one YAML document.
* Fixed exceptions produced by LibYAML bindings.
* Fixed a dot '.' character being recognized as !!float.
* Fixed Python 2.3 compatibility issue in constructing !!timestamp
values.
* Windows binary packages are built against the LibYAML stable branch.
* Added attributes 'yaml.__version__' and 'yaml.__with_libyaml__'.
Resources
=========

PyYAML homepage: http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML
PyYAML documentation: http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAMLDocumentation

TAR.GZ package: http://pyyaml.org/download/pyyaml/PyYAML-3.06.tar.gz
ZIP package: http://pyyaml.org/download/pyyaml/PyYAML-3.06.zip
Windows installer:
http://pyyaml.org/download/pyyaml/Py...in32-py2.3.exe
http://pyyaml.org/download/pyyaml/Py...in32-py2.4.exe
http://pyyaml.org/download/pyyaml/Py...in32-py2.5.exe
http://pyyaml.org/download/pyyaml/Py...in32-py2.6.exe

PyYAML SVN repository: http://svn.pyyaml.org/pyyaml
Submit a bug report: http://pyyaml.org/newticket?component=pyyaml

YAML homepage: http://yaml.org/
YAML-core mailing list:
http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/yaml-core
About PyYAML
============

YAML is a data serialization format designed for human readability and
interaction with scripting languages. PyYAML is a YAML parser and
emitter for Python.

PyYAML features a complete YAML 1.1 parser, Unicode support, pickle
support, capable extension API, and sensible error messages. PyYAML
supports standard YAML tags and provides Python-specific tags that allow
to represent an arbitrary Python object.

PyYAML is applicable for a broad range of tasks from complex
configuration files to object serialization and persistance.
Example
=======
>>import yaml
>>yaml.load("""
.... name: PyYAML
.... description: YAML parser and emitter for Python
.... homepage: http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML
.... keywords: [YAML, serialization, configuration, persistance, pickle]
.... """)
{'keywords': ['YAML', 'serialization', 'configuration', 'persistance',
'pickle'], 'homepage': 'http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML', 'description':
'YAML parser and emitter for Python', 'name': 'PyYAML'}
>>print yaml.dump(_)
name: PyYAML
homepage: http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML
description: YAML parser and emitter for Python
keywords: [YAML, serialization, configuration, persistance, pickle]
Copyright
=========

The PyYAML module is written by Kirill Simonov <xi@resolvent.net>.

PyYAML is released under the MIT license.
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