[Python-Dev] Integrate BeautifulSoup into stdlib?

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Mar 13 11:05:16 CET 2009

Michael Foord wrote:
> I have mixed feelings. It is great that the batteries are included, but 
> some batteries are showing their age or not maintained (who maintains 
> IDLE? - does the calendar module really warrant being in the standard 
> library? - imaplib is really not useful and IMAPClient which isn't in 
> the standard library is much better [1]).

Wow, interesting case in point ;-)
I actually stumbled into imaplib, found it not useful and gave up and 
solved the problem a completely different way. Had I not tripped over 
it, I might have found IMAPClient!

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