[Python-Dev] distributing modules

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Dec 11 05:32:17 EST 2003

Keith Dart <kdart at kdart.com> writes:

> Also, I know it is often said that Python has "batteries included".
> However, in my experience the "batteries" are often inadequate for the
> job. Many modules are incomplete, or otherwise like some key
> functionality. I have had to extend and/or rewrite many of the "stock"
> libraries over the past few years. I would like to fold my additions
> back into the core, if possible. 

I think improving existing library modules is a much less contentious
issue than adding new ones...


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