[Python-Dev] proposed which.py replacement

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Apr 2 19:18:18 CEST 2007

I think it's worthwhile.

On 4/2/07, Trent Mick <trentm at activestate.com> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > If you ask me, having it hosted by Trent is probably more helpful for
> > its popularity than putting it in the Python source distro; the Tools
> > directory is mostly a poorly-maintained collection of trivia I wrote
> > many years ago that is now quietly gathering dust.
> >
> > (Not all of it, of course; there's some useful stuff there that I
> > *didn't* write, which ended up there because it is either *used* by
> > the distro (e.g. the compiler package support) or because the author
> > needed a channel that guaranteed open source status (e.g. world and
> > pynche). But Trent's which.py doesn't seem to fall in either
> > category.)
> Agreed. However, I think my which.py might be a good candidate for the
> stdlib (for Py2.6) as per python.org/sf/1509798 and could put together a
> patch (along with test suite integrate and docs) if others think it
> worthwhile.
> Trent
> --
> Trent Mick
> trentm at activestate.com

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