[Python-Dev] PEP 453 (pip bootstrapping) ready for pronouncement?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Sep 26 16:28:42 CEST 2013

Le Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:22:55 -0400,
Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> a écrit :
> Ideally people won't be typing either of them because it'll be
> installed automatically. They might in some cases (accidentally
> uninstalled pip?)

Installing from source perhaps.

> I agree that it seems there is paranoia going on here and that the
> risk is low and making it just be a special cased new feature is ok.
> However the point of the underscore prefix on 2.7 and 3.3 is to more
> effectively communicate that on these pythons you shouldn't rely on
> that module existing.

That's a fair argument, although it also makes the thing a bit ugly.



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