[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 29 May 2002 20:20:08 +0200

neil wrote:

> Removing it will break lots of code.  Leaving it alone until Python 3k
> costs us almost nothing.  Can we please just leave it alone?

fwiw, I grepped a portion of the pythonware.com source
code repository.  a rough estimate says that we'll have to
change 25,000 to 30,000 lines of code that use the string
module in one way or another.