[Python-Dev] DRAFT: python-dev summary for 2006-11-01 to 2006-11-15

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Thu Nov 23 12:45:09 CET 2006

Hi Steven,

On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:48:44PM -0700, Steven Bethard wrote:
> (... pyc files ...)
> For people wanting to ship just bytecode, the cached
> .pyc files could be renamed to .py files and then those could be
> shipped and imported.

Yuk!  Not renamed to .py files.  Distributing .py files that are
actually bytecode looks like a new funny way to create confusion.  No, I
was half-heartedly musing about introducing Yet Another file extension
(.pyc for caching and .pyX for importable bytecode, or possibly the
other way around).

A bientot,


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