[Python-Dev] Dropping externally maintained packages (Was:Please stop changing wsgiref on the trunk)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jun 12 20:25:21 CEST 2006

On 6/12/06, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> I mean, we're not really talking about ordinary leak-elimination or portability-fixing
> or security-hole-plugging maintenance; it's the let's-extend-the-api-in-incompatible-
> ways and fork-because-we-can stuff that I'm worried about.

Have any instances of that actually happened? That would be a problem
with *any* code in the Python library, not just external
contributions, so I'm not sure why external contribions should be
treated any differently here.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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