[RELEASED] Python 3.4.0a2


Larry Hastings

On behalf of the Python development team, I'm chuffed to announce the
second alpha release of Python 3.4.

This is a preview release, and its use is not recommended for
production settings.

Python 3.4 includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, including
hundreds of small improvements and bug fixes. Major new features and
changes in the 3.4 release series so far include:

* PEP 435, a standardized "enum" module
* PEP 442, improved semantics for object finalization
* PEP 443, adding single-dispatch generic functions to the standard library
* PEP 445, a new C API for implementing custom memory allocators
* PEP 446, changing file descriptors to not be inherited by default
in subprocesses
* PEP 447, a new magic method for metaclasses (``__typelookup__``)
* PEP 448, making automatic sequence unpacking more general

To download Python 3.4.0a2 visit:


Please consider trying Python 3.4.0a2 with your code and reporting any
issues you notice to:




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