[Python-Dev] Merging Jython code into standard Lib [was Re: Python Language Summit at PyCon: Agenda]

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Feb 28 21:35:35 CET 2013

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 3:17 PM, fwierzbicki at gmail.com <
fwierzbicki at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>
> wrote:
> > IMHO, we should remove the plat-* directories, they are completely
> > unmaintained, undocumented, and serve no useful purpose.
> Oh I didn't know that - so definitely adding to that is right out :)
> Really for cases like Jython's zlib.py (no useful code for CPython) I
> don't have any trouble keeping them entirely in Jython. It just would
> have been fun to delete our Lib/ :)
> It would be nice in this particular case if there was a zlib.py that
> imported _zlib -- then it would be easy to shim in Jython's version,
> whether it is written in a .py file or in Java.

That should be fine as that is what we already do for accelerator modules
anyway. If you want to work towards having an equivalent of CPython's
Modules/ directory so you can ditch your custom Lib/ modules by treating
your specific code as accelerators I think we can move towards that
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