[Python-Dev] Re: Making distutils string-free?

Greg Ward gward@python.net
Fri, 31 May 2002 10:26:54 -0400

On 31 May 2002, Guido van Rossum said:
> I notice distutils still imports the string module instead of using
> string methods.  Is it still necessary that this codebase runs with
> Python 1.5.2?

No, I think that requirement can safely be dropped now.  

> If not, someone can start working on removing the
> string module references.

Fine by me!