"GvR" == Guido van Rossum guido@CNRI.Reston.VA.US writes:
Guido van Rossum wrote: I like the batteries included approach, but I also feel resistence against including stuff I cannot maintain. ... This isn't rocket science. Red Hat Python? I'm all for it! :-)
MAL wrote: I think we should wait for distutils to get up and running perfectly for everyone before taking such a step.
GvR> Fair enough -- but in the mean time, no more pushing for new GvR> modules in the core distribution (distutils excluded).
Perhaps the right long-term solution (post-distutils) is to split Python into a core architected by Guido and a bazaar-style standard library maintained in a more apache-style.