[Python-Dev] PEP 273 - Import from Zip Archives

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 10:15:38 -0600

    Gordon> [Thomas Heller]
    >> > Have you looked at imputil? It bootstraps itself only from builtin
    >> > modules (which may be the only mechanism to be in the core).

    Gordon> True when Greg wrote it, but strop is now depecrated, and not
    Gordon> necessarily builtin. It's still the best route, because strop
    Gordon> has no dependencies, while string does.
What do strop or string provide that string methods don't?  It's likely that
if you needed to import either in the past, you don't need to now.