[Python-Dev] Stdlib and timezones, again

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Sep 30 22:33:29 CEST 2012

> When people use pytz they have to reinstall pytz too if thet want to
> benefit from the updates. (Or depend on automated updates via some vendor
> package management system.) If we can ensure that with pytz in the stdlib,
> updates to the Olson database can be installed just as easily as before
> (probably through some new custom mechanism, as a new Python bugfix release
> is too heavy-handed), I see no problem with adopting pytz into the stdlib.


--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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