[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 13:44:01 -0400

Gustavo Niemeyer writes:
 > Btw, is there any intention of including python-bz2? If so, it should be
 > checked out in those platforms I have no access to.

Is python-bz2 a bzip2 module, similar to the zlib module?  I think it
would be nice to have the more space-efficient algorithm available,
but I really don't know how many people would use it.  In the end,
most people seem to want to work with ZIP (or JAR) files, and zlib
supports that well enough.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation