[stdlib-sig] Breaking out the stdlib
jnoller at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 20:56:30 CEST 2009
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2009, at 11:35 AM, Paul Moore wrote:
>> Please remember that some establishments have restrictions that mean
>> that tools like easy_install or pip cannot be used. In locked-down
>> corporate environments, python-full is potentially all that will be
>> available (and maybe very specific "blessed" environment-specific 3rd
>> party modules).
> Splitting things out for developers is not the same as keeping that split
> visible for distributions, either via tarball, binary from us, or through
> distros. In fact, I'd venture to guess that most locked down establishments
> are not going to be installing Python from us; they'll get it through their
> operating system vendor (well, thank goodness I don't have to know what
> locked down Windows users have to go through ;).
> Still, there's no reason why we couldn't ship sumo packages with all those
> batteries included again.
Yup; that was spelled out in the OP - I would like: core, stdlib,
everything as 3 packages. 99% of people will download the 3rd.
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