[Python-Dev] Rework nntlib?

Senthil Kumaran orsenthil at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 13:04:33 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:44:30PM +0200, Baptiste Carvello wrote:
> >    Antoine> Like the email package, nntplib in py3k is broken (because of
> >    Antoine> various bytes/str mismatches; I suppose the lack of a test
> >    Antoine> suite didn't help when porting).
> >
> >How heavily used is nntp these days (unless you're looking for spam)?  Would
> >it make more sense to find someone willing to maintain it outside the Python
> >core and just remove it altogether?
> >
> Reading this from GMANE ;-)

I guess, Skip's question or intention was, how often nntplib as a
module is being used these days to write scripts/tools or clients?
Very rarely. 

It would definitely be interesting to know, if there are python
applications out there which are using nntplib at the moment.


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