[Python-Dev] bsddb alternative (was Re: [issue3769] Deprecatebsddb for removal in 3.0)

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Thu Sep 4 17:05:33 CEST 2008

[C. Titus Brown]
> I'm happy to be told that bsddb is too much of a maintenance burden for
> Python 2.6/3.0 to have -- especially since it's gone from 3.0 now ;) --
> but I don't think the arguments that *it won't matter that it's not
> there* have been very credible.  

Not credible, not widely discussed, not tested in a beta ...
No alternative provided, no deprecation period before it disappears ...  
The usual deliberative process has been completely bypassed.


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