On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 21:43, David Lyon <david.lyon@pythontest.org> wrote:

Being honest, if wonderful libraries like Sphinx and Mercurial
and Git and BZR can't make it into the stdlib, then there is
no hope for even newer code to get in there. 

I'm not entirely sure I see why the inclusion of a SCM into the stdlib is necessary.

Just because pieces of software are mature and proven in their fields doesn't mean we should add them, or that them *not* being in the stdlib should be a basis for other projects making it in.