[Python-Dev] trace.py and the obscurity of Tools/scripts/ (was: Unittest list)

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 18:26:31 -0500

    zooko> So in terms of `trace.py', it is a widely useful tool and already
    zooko> has a programmatic interface.  Being added to the hallowed Python
    zooko> Standard Library would be a major step up in publicity and hence
    zooko> usage.  It would require better docs regarding the programmatic
    zooko> usage.

It's speed cries out for a rewrite of some sort.  I haven't thought about
it, but I wonder if it could be layered on top of hotshot.