[Python-Dev] PEP 594: Removing dead batteries from the standard library

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Tue May 21 08:54:27 EDT 2019

On 5/21/19 8:37 AM, Christian Heimes wrote:
> On 21/05/2019 14.06, Anders Munch wrote:
>> Fra: Python-Dev [mailto:python-dev-bounces+ajm=flonidan.dk at python.org] På vegne af Christian Heimes
>>> * The removed modules will be available through PyPI.
>> Will they?  That's not the impression I got from the PEP.
> It's all open source. It's up to the Python community to adopt packages and provide them on PyPI.
> Python core will not maintain and distribute the packages. I'll merely provide a repository with packages to help kick-starting the process.

This statement should be in the PEP in some form. For example: "The 
modules could be made available on PyPI. The Python core team will not 
publish or maintain the packages."


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