[Python-Dev] buildin vs. shared modules
Martin v. Löwis
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Oct 17 18:14:30 EDT 2003
"Shane Holloway (IEEE)" <shane.holloway at ieee.org> writes:
> > Don't know what these do, so I cannot really comment:
> > _symtable parser unicodedata
> Neither do I. Although unicodedata is fairly big.
As I tried to explain: the size of the library is relatively
irrelevant, atleast for performance (it might matter for py2exe-style
standalone binary production). What matters (as Guido explains) is
whether you need additional libraries to download or link with, which
is not the case for either of these modules.
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