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

Matt Joiner anacrolix at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 01:31:34 CET 2012

I think an advocacy of 3rd party modules would start with modules such as
ipaddr, requests, regex. Linking directly to them from the python core
documentation, while requesting they hold a successful moratorium in order
to be included in a later standard module release.
On Jan 30, 2012 10:47 AM, "Nick Coghlan" <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 8:44 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> > Nothing beats people beating on it heavily for years in production code
> to
> > shake things out.  I often think a generic answer to "did I get the API
> right"
> > could be "no, but it's okay" :)
> Heh, my answer to complaints about the urrlib (etc) APIs being
> horrendous in the modern web era is to point out that they were put
> together in an age where "web" mostly meant "unauthenticated HTTP GET
> requests".
> They're hard to use for modern authentication protocols because they
> *predate* widespread use of such things...
> Cheers,
> Nick.
> --
> Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia
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