[Python-Dev] address manipulation in the standard lib

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Jan 6 18:59:59 CET 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 12:27 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> DrKJam wrote:
>> Is this post long enough to be a candidate for a PEP?!
> A PEP will likely be needed eventually for the actual addition to the
> standard library - while the respective parties are still working on the
> "best of both worlds" merger idea, a page on the Wiki is probably a
> better idea.

A PEP isn't necessary for addition of an existing 3rd party library to
the stdlib. However a PEP would be useful if the plan is to design a
new API (even if it's a merger of two existing ones).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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