[Python-ideas] Add from __experimental__ import bla [was: Should we move to replace re with regex?]

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Sep 1 22:28:36 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 1:25 PM, David Townshend <aquavitae69 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another approach to __experimental__ could be a semi-official
> "python-experimental" package on pypi which contains all the stuff that's
> already been talked about. It's just one extra package to depend on and
> could follow its own release cycle. I don't know if this is better than
> including it in the stdlib (I like the idea of __experimental__ myself), but
> maybe its another idea to consider.

No. It wouldn't have any of the advantages of a bundled experimental package.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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