On 15 July 2013 07:01, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger@gmail.com> wrote:
I would love to have PLY in the standard library.
It would open up a whole new world to some users
and be the basis for tool generation for others.

+1. Parser generators are useful tools - parsers are right on the boundary of "easy enough to understand why you'd like one, but hard enough to put you off implementing our own". And there is value in tools like this being in the stdlib as opposed to a 3rd party dependency.