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

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Apr 23 22:38:17 CEST 2008

>> 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 updates.

Hence my classification "doesn't really", which I meant to be vague.

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

I think that's what Guido once said.


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