[stdlib-sig] gestalt, too?
mal at egenix.com
Tue May 13 11:58:01 CEST 2008
On 2008-05-13 11:38, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
> On 13 May, 2008, at 11:23, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> On 2008-05-12 04:10, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
>>> I don't see gestalt on PEP 3108, but it is a Mac module.
>> I'm not sure what to make of that comment. What are you suggesting ?
>> gestalt is used on Macs to access system information. platform.py
>> uses and probably a lot of Mac apps as well.
> PEP3108 proposes to drop all of Lib/plat-mac and Mac/Modules.
> I'm definitely in favor of dropping the Carbon bindings, but I'm -0 on
> dropping gestalt as it is a trivial module that's used by bits of the
> standard library.
Thanks, I didn't realize that *all* of Lib/plat-mac was targeted
I think that those modules which make sense on Mac OS X should
be moved to Lib/plat-darwin/, ie. gestalt.
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