[Python-Dev] provisional status for asyncio

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Sat Aug 29 19:36:33 CEST 2015

On 08/28/2015 08:44 AM, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2015 at 08:35 Yury Selivanov <yselivanov.ml at gmail.com 
> <mailto:yselivanov.ml at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Unfortunately, separating it from the standard library is something
>     that I don't think we can do so late in the 3.5 release candidates
>     process.
> Ultimately it's Larry's call, but I don't see why we couldn't. If we 
> were talking about something as low-level as the urllib package then I 
> would agree, but beyond its own tests is there anything in the stdlib 
> that depends on asyncio?

I'm flexible here.  My concern is shipping high-quality software. 
Removing an entire package outright, even at such a late date, is pretty 
low-risk.  But before I'd allow it, you'd have to get a BDFL 
pronouncement (or BDFL-delegate pronouncement).

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