[Python-Dev] buildin vs. shared modules

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Oct 17 18:42:26 EDT 2003

martin at v.loewis.de (Martin v. =?iso-8859-15?q?L=F6wis?=) writes:

> Thomas Heller <theller at python.net> writes:
>> I'm undecided on these modules, I do not use them now but may in the
>> future - so I'm undecided:
>>   _csv winsound datetime bz2
> I think Guido's point that you should be able to build pythonxy.dll
> without downloading additional source is good, so _csv, winsound,
> datetime would go in, and bz2 would stay out.

Yes, and _ssl would also stay out (it seems I forgot to list it).  The
only module needing external source is zlib - and this is one I care
about because it may be useful for zipimport of compressed
modules.  Can't we simply import the zlib sources into Python's CVS?


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