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

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sat Oct 10 17:11:52 CEST 2009

2009/10/10 Willem Broekema <metawilm at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
>> I'm proposing two new attributes in the sys module: sys.implementation
>> and sys.userdirsuffix.
> This seems like a good idea.
> I'm not sure this idea will easily be accepted, but I'd like to see
> the sys module eventually split up in two parts, so it is very obvious
> to both implementers and users which system-specific features are
> portable and which are not:

I'm afraid this has already been proposed and rejected. See


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