[Python-Dev] Making distutils string-free?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 31 May 2002 16:36:55 -0400

> > I don't know if the xml/ codebase has a backwards compat requirement.
> The current requirement is that it ought to be 2.0-compatible (1.5.2
> compatibility was just dropped). So using string methods is fine;
> using type builtins is not.

Great!  It looks like there are only a few places where the string
module is used: 3 in minidom.py, 2 in sax/_init__.py, 3 in
sax/expatreader.py.  Neal?

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