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Simplifies and enchances functionalities in Python's ConfigParser

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Builds on top of the builtin SafeConfigParser but adds various convenience functionalities.

* Access to all the usual ConfigParser functionality
* Access sections and items via convience objects and dicts instead of `get()`
* Makes accessing items and section via dicts possible on Python 2.7+, ConfigParser has that from Python 3.2 onwards as a default
* Ability to set values via the objects `config.section.item = 'demmmmm'` and dicts `config['section']['item']` all while `write()` still work as normal
* Make a few functions work directly from the section object `config.section.items()`, `config.section.getboolean('item')`
* Strips any quotes on the edgeds of items used in the INI file instead of returning it as part of the values
* Improve the defaults handling on the object to be more sensible

defaults = {
'section': {
'item1': 'boo',
'item2': 'bar'

config = simpleconfigparser(defaults=defaults)

contents of read.ini:
debug = yes
from simpleconfigparser import simpleconfigparser

config = simpleconfigparser()'read.ini')

print(config['app'].getboolean('debug')) = no
with open('new.ini', 'wb') as handle:

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