[Python-Dev] release cadence

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Jul 3 18:56:40 EDT 2016

On 7/3/2016 4:22 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:

> So if we really wanted to go this route of breaking out the stdlib, I
> think we have two options. One is to have the cpython repo represent the
> CPython interpreter and then have a separate stdlib repo. The other
> option is to still have cpython represent the interpreter but then each
> stdlib module have their own repository.

Option 3 is something in between: groups of stdlib modules in their own 
repository.  An obvious example:  a gui group with _tkinter, tkinter, 
idlelib, turtle, turtledemo, and their doc files.  Having 100s of 
repositories would not work well with with TortoiseHg.

Terry Jan Reedy

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