[Python-Dev] Integrate BeautifulSoup into stdlib?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Mar 23 22:17:57 CET 2009

>>>> In some environments, each new component must be approved.  Once
>>>> python is approved, the standard library is OK, but adding 7 packages
>>>> from pypi requires 7 more sets of approvals.
>>> True, but as I mentioend elsewhere, I myself haven't done a python
>>> project where I only needed python and the standard lib for many
>>> years...
>> I was always able to get what I need through aptitude.
> Yes, well known for its ability to run on Windows and Mac OS...

Is it? I had never heard before that aptitude works well on
Windows (although it does work on OSX).

In any case, I rarely need to install Python packages on
Windows or Mac, so this causes no problem to me. If I need
something on Windows, I usually download the Windows installer
for it.


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