[Python-Dev] Externally developed modules (was Re: BSDDB3)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 15:41:02 CEST 2008

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> I think this is the only way when integrating a project outside python
>> SVN. Suggestions?.
> The usual solution is to not integrate then, at all. Python doesn't
> really ship with any libraries that also have an active life outside
> of Python.

Not entirely true - we have the ones listed in PEP 360. However, I think 
of those only Optik (aka optparse) is currently seeing active external 

Of course, we also have a big warning at the top of the PEP saying 
*Never Ever Do This Again*.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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