[Python-Dev] Why do we bundle lib2to3 with Python? Was: Location of tests for packages

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Jan 27 18:22:47 CET 2011

2011/1/27 Łukasz Langa <lukasz at langa.pl>:
> W dniu 2011-01-24 23:13, Benjamin Peterson pisze:
>>  I prefer lib2to3 tests to stay in lib2to3/.
> On a related note, I had trouble myself with using outdated 2to3 and
> heard complaints about that at least a couple of times. What do we gain
> from bundling 2to3 with Python?

Same thing we get when we bundle anything with Python: one less
dependency for people to download. Obviously this shouldn't be as much
of an issue once Python 3.2 is out.

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