[Python-ideas] Importing orphaned bytecode files

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Dec 11 00:17:12 CET 2009

Brett Cannon wrote:

> In a perfect world I would make pyc/pyo files completely optional and 
> only an optimization that could not work w/o the corresponding source.

That wouldn't be a perfect world in every universe. For
example, consider an app installed in an embedded device
with limited memory -- the source is never going to be
seen by anyone, and all it would do is waste resources.


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