[Python-ideas] Proposal: Moratorium on Python language changes

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 21:49:27 CEST 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:16 PM, Eric Smith <eric at trueblade.com> wrote:
> Sorry for top posting and replying to a random message. I'm on a mobile device, and I fear a decision will be reached before I'm back at a real computer.
> It would be a shame to prevent any enhancements that would enable us to move forward on the distutils front, now that we finally have some momentum there. I'm thinking primarily of namespace packages (can't easily search for Martin's PEP just now). Most of the work will be in libraries, but adding a few core features might make things easier or better.
> But even if that didn't make the cut, I'm at least +0 on the idea.
> --
> Eric.

Distutils != core language syntax. Distutils was already mentioned in
guido's original email, and given it's a standard library module, it
can continue to evolve.


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