[Python-Dev] standard libraries don't behave like standard 'libraries'

Masklinn masklinn at masklinn.net
Fri Nov 13 11:50:49 CET 2009


On 13 Nov 2009, at 11:36 , Anand Balachandran Pillai wrote:
> I think the recent postings on "CPAN for Python"  in this list also stems
> from similar thoughts.
No. The CPAN for Python messages (in and out of the list) are about third-party packages and a better way to manage (and a better experience of installing) those.

Think Ruby, it has a significant stdlib (though not as extensive as Python's), but it also has gems (and the `gem` CLI util). Or Haskell, which also has a significant stdlib (GHC does anyway) but also has cabal and cabal-install.


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