[Python-Dev] sys.implementation

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Apr 26 16:31:50 CEST 2012

On Apr 25, 2012, at 11:31 PM, Eric Snow wrote:

>The proposal of adding sys.implementation has come up a couple times
>over the last few years. [1][2]  While the reaction has been
>overwhelmingly positive, nothing has come of it.  I've created a
>tracker issue and a patch:
>    http://bugs.python.org/issue14673
>The patch adds a struct sequence that holds ("name" => "CPython",
>"version" => sys.version_info).  If later needs dictate more fields,
>we can cross that bridge then.
>Are there any objections?  Considering the positive reaction and the
>scope of the addition, does this need a PEP?

It's somewhat of a corner case, but I think a PEP couldn't hurt.  The
rationale section would be useful, at least.


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