[Python-Dev] PEP 408 -- Standard library __preview__ package

Matt Joiner anacrolix at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 08:49:40 CET 2012

FWIW I'm now -1 for this idea. Stronger integration with PyPI and
packaging systems is much preferable. Python core public releases are
no place for testing.

On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 2:42 AM, Matt Joiner <anacrolix at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Alex <alex.gaynor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think a significantly healthier process (in terms of maximizing feedback and
>> getting something into it's best shape) is to let a project evolve naturally on
>> PyPi and in the ecosystem, give feedback to it from an inclusion perspective,
>> and then include it when it becomes ready on it's own merits. The counter
>> argument to  this is that putting it in the stdlib gets you signficantly more
>> eyeballs (and hopefully more feedback, therefore), my only response to this is:
>> if it doesn't get eyeballs on PyPi I don't think there's a great enough need to
>> justify it in the stdlib.
> Strongly agree.

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