[Python-Dev] PEP about sys.implementation and implementation specific user site directory

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Sat Oct 10 12:42:19 CEST 2009

Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> I forgot to ask before: Does this deprecate platform.python_implementation()?

No, platform.py is meant to be portable across multiple Python
versions and as such not really suitable for such deprecations.

It'll also take a long while before all Python implementations
expose a new sys module attribute along the proposed lines.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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