[Ironpython-users] feedback on PEP 421

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Mon May 7 21:04:57 CEST 2012

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 8:54 AM, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A plain dict would be certainly be easier to implement, just using the
>> builtin.  Exposing an immutable dict type in CPython could open a can
>> of worms, but if it makes sense we could consider it.
> If it's going to be harder for CPython, then I wouldn't worry about it
> too much.
> I can't see any good reason to write to .metadata, so a PEP note
> ("Making changes to sys.implementation.metadata is not guaranteed to
> work" or some such) should be fine. If it somebody tries to do it and
> it breaks, well, they get to keep the pieces. :)

Yeah, that's the route I was planning on.


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