Release LogΒΆ

  • 0.5.1 - August 12, 2016
    • Fix error for names that end with conjunction (#54)
  • 0.5.0 - August 4, 2016
    • Refactor join_on_conjunctions(), fix #53
  • 0.4.1 - July 25, 2016
    • Remove “bishop” from titles because it also could be a first name
    • Fix handling of lastname prefixes with periods, e.g. “Jane St. John” (#50)
  • 0.4.0 - June 2, 2016
    • Remove “CONSTANTS.suffixes”, replaced by “suffix_acronyms” and “suffix_not_acronyms” (#49)
    • Add “du” to prefixes
    • Add “sheikh” variations to titles
    • Add parameter to force capitalization of mixed case strings
  • 0.3.16 - March 24, 2016
    • Clarify LGPL licence version (#47)
    • Skip pickle tests if pickle not installed (#48)
  • 0.3.15 - March 21, 2016
    • Fix string format when empty_attribute_default = None (#45)
    • Include tests in release source tarball (#46)
  • 0.3.14 - March 18, 2016
    • Add CONSTANTS.empty_attribute_default to customize value returned for empty attributes (#44)
  • 0.3.13 - March 14, 2016
    • Improve string format handling (#41)
  • 0.3.12 - March 13, 2016
    • Fix first name clash with suffixes (#42)
    • Fix encoding of constants added via the python shell
    • Add “MSC” to suffixes, fix #41
  • 0.3.11 - October 17, 2015
    • Fix bug capitalization exceptions (#39)
  • 0.3.10 - September 19, 2015
    • Fix encoding of byte strings on python 2.x (#37)
  • 0.3.9 - September 5, 2015
    • Separate suffixes that are acronyms to handle periods differently, fixes #29, #21
    • Don’t find titles after first name is filled, fixes (#27)
    • Add “chair” titles (#37)
  • 0.3.8 - September 2, 2015
    • Use regex to check for roman numerals at end of name (#36)
    • Add DVM to suffixes
  • 0.3.7 - August 30, 2015
    • Speed improvement, 3x faster
    • Make HumanName instances pickleable
  • 0.3.6 - August 6, 2015
    • Fix strings that start with conjunctions (#20)
    • handle assigning lists of names to a name attribute
    • support dictionary-like assignment of name attributes
  • 0.3.5 - August 4, 2015
    • Fix handling of string encoding in python 2.x (#34)
    • Add support for dictionary key access, e.g. name[‘first’]
    • add ‘santa’ to prefixes, add ‘cpa’, ‘csm’, ‘phr’, ‘pmp’ to suffixes (#35)
    • Fix prefixes before multi-part last names (#23)
    • Fix capitalization bug (#30)
  • 0.3.4 - March 1, 2015
    • Fix #24, handle first name also a prefix
    • Fix #26, last name comma format when lastname is also a title
  • 0.3.3 - Aug 4, 2014
    • Allow suffixes to be chained (#8)
    • Handle trailing suffix in last name comma format (#3). Removes support for titles with periods but no spaces in them, e.g. “Lt.Gen.”. (#21)
  • 0.3.2 - July 16, 2014
    • Retain original string in “original” attribute.
    • Collapse white space when using custom string format.
    • Fix #19, single comma name format may have trailing suffix
  • 0.3.1 - July 5, 2014
    • Fix Pypi package, include new config module.
  • 0.3.0 - July 4, 2014
    • Refactor configuration to simplify modifications to constants (backwards incompatible)
    • use unicode_literals to simplify Python 2 & 3 support.
    • Generate documentation using sphinx and host on readthedocs.
  • 0.2.10 - May 6, 2014
    • If name is only a title and one part, assume it’s a last name instead of a first name, with exceptions for some titles like ‘Sir’. (#7).
    • Add some judicial and other common titles. (#9)
  • 0.2.9 - Apr 1, 2014
    • Add a new nickname attribute containing anything in parenthesis or double quotes (Issue 33).
  • 0.2.8 - Oct 25, 2013
    • Add support for Python 3.3+. Thanks to @corbinbs.
  • 0.2.7 - Feb 13, 2013
    • Fix bug with multiple conjunctions in title
    • add legal and crown titles
  • 0.2.6 - Feb 12, 2013
    • Fix python 2.6 import error on logging.NullHandler
  • 0.2.5 - Feb 11, 2013
    • Set logging handler to NullHandler
    • Remove ‘ben’ from PREFIXES because it’s more common as a name than a prefix.
    • Deprecate BlankHumanNameError. Do not raise exceptions if full_name is empty string.
  • 0.2.4 - Feb 10, 2013
    • Adjust logging, don’t set basicConfig. Fix Issue 10 and Issue 26.
    • Fix handling of single lower case initials that are also conjunctions, e.g. “john e smith”. Re Issue 11.
    • Fix handling of initials with no space separation, e.g. “E.T. Jones”. Fix #11.
    • Do not remove period from first name, when present.
    • Remove ‘e’ from PREFIXES because it is handled as a conjunction.
    • Python 2.7+ required to run the tests. Mark known failures.
    • tests/test.py can now take an optional name argument that will return repr() for that name.
  • 0.2.3 - Fix overzealous “Mac” regex
  • 0.2.2 - Fix parsing error
  • 0.2.0
    • Significant refactor of parsing logic. Handle conjunctions and prefixes before parsing into attribute buckets.
    • Support attribute overriding by assignment.
    • Support multiple titles.
    • Lowercase titles constants to fix bug with comparison.
    • Move documentation to README.rst, add release log.
  • 0.1.4 - Use set() in constants for improved speed. setuptools compatibility - sketerpot
  • 0.1.3 - Add capitalization feature - twotwo
  • 0.1.2 - Add slice support