On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:14:18AM -0400, Terry Reedy wrote:
On 9/18/2014 2:15 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
However, now that CPython ships with pip by default, we may want to consider providing more explicit pointers to such "If you want more advanced functionality than the standard library provides" libraries.
Having used pip install a few times, I have begun to regard pip-installable packages as almost being extensions of the stdlib.
Sounds great, but let's not get carried away. Remember that many people, for reasons of company policy, cannot easily, or at all, install unapproved software. Whether for good or bad reasons, they're still stuck with what is in the std lib and nothing else. -- Steven