MAL> Why not simply make the installation a configure option ? MAL> We could easily extend setup.py to grab the tarball from MAL> the web in case it is needed.
That's another option. Certainly stuff like that is becoming fairly common for installers these days.
>> I bet we'd win some Ruby converts if we did this <wink>. For >> reference, I'm thinking about including the Japanese and >> Chinese codecs with MM2.1 because it makes little sense to >> claim support for those languages without them. MAL> Agreed.