[Python-Dev] Re: Planning to drop gzip compression for future releases.

Nick Bastin nbastin at opnet.com
Sun Sep 19 04:12:58 CEST 2004

On Sep 18, 2004, at 4:57 PM, Oleg Broytmann wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 18, 2004 at 10:46:10PM +0200, Erik Heneryd wrote:
>> Yep.  I suppose that's what this is all about.  Should we add 5 
>> minutes
>> of work for:
>> 1) the release manager
>    Add 5 minutes for EVERY release.
>> 2) the n (small integer) people with bzip2less systems
>    Add 5 minutes to install bzip2 ONCE and forever.

Sure, on every machine that you need to install python on (and it isn't 
5 minutes either - most solaris machines aren't that fast).  That's 
assuming that it's acceptable to your corporation to just be adding 
software to your unix machines that hasn't gone through a qualification 


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