On Wed, 28 Nov 2018 at 18:57, Antoine Pitrou firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:43:04 -0800 "Gregory P. Smith" email@example.com wrote:
I don't think adding lz4 to the stdlib is worthwhile. It isn't required for core functionality as zlib is (lowest common denominator zip support).
Actually, if some people are interested in compressing .pyc files, lz4 is probably the best candidate (will yield significant compression benefits with very little CPU overhead).
It's interesting to note that there's an outstanding feature request to enable "import modules from a library.tar.lz4", justified on the basis that it would be helpful to the python-for-android project: