[Python-Dev] Adding Asian codecs to the core
Fri, 15 Jun 2001 22:05:47 +0200
Paul Prescod wrote:
> "M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:
> > What would be the threshold for doing so ?
> > Tamito is actively working on reducing the table sizes of the the
> > codecs and after what I have seen you do on these sort of tables I
> > am pretty sure Tamito can turn these tables into shared libs which are
> > smaller than 200k.
> Don't forget Chinese (Taiwan and mainland) and Korean!
> I guess I don't see the big deal in making them separate downloads. We
> can use distutils to make them easy to install .exe's for Reference
> Python and PPM for ActivePython.
BTW, how come www.python.org no longer provides precompiled
(contributed) binaries for the various OSes out there ?
The FTP server only has these for Python <= 1.5.2.
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