On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 at 15:52, Oleg Broytman firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 09:36:51AM -0500, Benjamin Peterson email@example.com wrote:
- stdlib modules become a permanent maintenance burden to CPython core developers.
Add ditributions maintainers here.
Well, given that "you shouldn't use pip install on your distribution-installed Python", I'm not sure that's as clear cut a factor as it first seems. Yes, I know people should use virtual environments, or use "--user" installs, but distributions still have a maintenance burden providing distro-packaged modules, whether they are in the stdlib or not. If unittest were removed from the stdlib, I'd confidently expect that distributions would still provide a python3-unittest package, for example...