[Python-Dev] Intention to accept PEP 552 soon (deterministic pyc files)

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Wed Oct 4 13:53:51 EDT 2017

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017, at 07:14, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Oct 3, 2017, at 13:29, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> > I'm not sure turning the implementation details of our internal formats
> > into APIs is the way to go.
> I still think an API in the stdlib would be useful and appropriate, but
> it’s not like this couldn’t be done as a 3rd party module.

It might be helpful to enumerate the usecases for such an API. Perhaps a
narrow, specialized API could satisfy most needs in a supportable way.

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