[Python-ideas] Moving development out of the standard library

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon Jun 7 20:50:49 CEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 1:42 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 09:35, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
> [SNIP]
> > Another alternative is to simply not make improvements to the standard
> > library beyond a very well-defined set of appropriate functionality.
> This
> > would be much closer to the status quo.  Defining what categories would
> be
> > "appropriate" would be contentious, I am sure, but would sharply focus
> > future discussions.
> I personally would love to see this happen. Having a more clear focus
> for the stdlib would be a good thing in my opinion since as of right
> now it's just what the group thinks it is at that point.

Indeed, each person projects different ideas and motivations onto the
standard library and I don't see a great deal of shared understanding about
what it is.

Ian Bicking  |  http://blog.ianbicking.org
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