[Python-ideas] Proposal: Moratorium on Python language changes
eric at trueblade.com
Thu Oct 22 00:18:55 CEST 2009
Jesse Noller wrote:
> Distutils != core language syntax.
This, I know :)
> Distutils was already mentioned in
> guido's original email, and given it's a standard library module, it
> can continue to evolve.
I was specifically referring to PEP 382, which I'm hoping can be used to
solve some of the heartburn that setuptools causes some people. I
believe we'll need to modify the import machinery for it, since the PEP
itself says "The import statement is extended so that it directly
considers *.pth files during import".
But I'll admit that I've not studied the PEP enough to know to implement
it or how much it helps the situation.
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