[Python-Dev] Adding Asian codecs to the core

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Mon, 18 Jun 2001 08:25:35 -0400

> Ok. When Tamito has completed his work on the codecs (he is currently
> reimplementing them in C), I'll check them in under the new directory.


> BTW, how should we ship these codecs ?
> I'd propose to provide a distutils setup.py file which wraps up
> all codecs under encodings and can be used to create a standard
> Python add-on "Python-X.X Encoding Add-on". 

Sounds like a good plan.

> The generated files should then ideally be published right next 
> to the Python source/binary links on the python.org web-pages to 
> achieve high visibility.

Sure, for some defininition of "right next to" :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)