[Python-Dev] Should the io-c modules be put in their own directory?

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Fri Apr 3 23:15:47 CEST 2009

2009/4/3 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>:
>>> I just noticed that the new io-c modules were merged in the py3k
>>> branch (I know, I am kind late on the news—blame school work). Anyway,
>>> I am just wondering if it would be a good idea to put the io-c modules
>>> in a sub-directory (like sqlite), instead of scattering them around in
>>> the Modules/ directory.
>> Welcome back!
>> I have no particular opinion on this. I suggest waiting for Benjamin's advice
>> and following it :-)
> I would suggest to leave it as is:
> a) never change a running system
> b) flat is better than nested

It doesn't make sense, though, to have the 8 files that make up the
_io module scattered around in a directory with scores of other ones.


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