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

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Nov 23 18:06:45 CET 2006

Armin Rigo wrote:

> 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).

an alternative would be to only support source-less PYC import from ZIP 
archives (or other non-filesystem importers).


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