[Import-SIG] PEP for the removal of PYO files

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Feb 28 17:57:08 CET 2015

On Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:59 +0000
Brett Cannon <bcannon at gmail.com> wrote:
> A period was chosen over a hyphen as a separator so as to distinguish
> clearly that the optimization level is not part of the interpreter
> version as specified by the cache tag. It also lends to the use of
> the period in the file name to delineate semantically different
> concepts.

Indeed but why would other implementations have to mimick CPython here?
Perhaps the whole idea of differing "optimization" levels doesn't make
sense for them.



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