[Python-Dev] PEP 292 for Python 2.4

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Jun 24 21:47:25 EDT 2004

On Jun 24, 2004, at 10:27 AM, Aahz wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>> Please do give consideration to putting all of this in a single
>> module.  IMO, this is too small of an addition to warrant splitting
>> everything in to packages (which make it more difficult to understand
>> and maintain as a collective unit).
> That's true.  However, there has been a regular low-level discussion
> about creating a ``text`` package; why not simply name it ``string``?

If nothing else, that would cause hell for people who would like to use 
a backport of the package for Python N, where N is less than the first 
version that had this feature but still had the string module.

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