[Python-Dev] Re: Re: subprocess - updated popen5 module

Neil Hodgson nhodgson at bigpond.net.au
Sun Oct 10 01:06:48 CEST 2004

Fredrik Lundh:

> Thomas Heller wrote:
> > How many _xxxx.pyd windows specific modules do we need?
> as many as it takes to make Python an excellent tool.  it's not like one
> more entry in the makefile, and 20k in the binary distribution will cause
> problem for anyone.

   Requiring windows interface modules to be written in C rather than Python
reduces the number of Python users that can add, modify and fix these
modules. It also increases the amount of effort involved in working on these


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