[Python-Dev] Cryptographic stuff for 2.3

Raymond Hettinger python@rcn.com
Thu, 24 Apr 2003 16:14:43 -0400


> > > I don't consider that a good reason. Including batteries is one of the
> > > strengths of Python, and if there are useful libraries, we should
> > > attempt to include them.
> >
> > IMO there are more important batteries to include before we deal with
> > the hassle of registering for crypto stuff.  Even if it's harmless,
> > the inclusion of any crypto at all causes some people to have to go
> > through a lot of corporate red tape.

Just sneak it through by labeling it as a Python-to-Perl conversion tool ;)


Raymond