[Python-ideas] Next steps to get type hinting become reality?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Jun 6 19:13:59 CEST 2015

The plan is to have volunteers produce stubs for the stdlib, and to
contribute those to typeshed: https://github.com/JukkaL/typeshed (that's a
shared resource and will eventually be transferred to the PSF, i.e.

If you want to use type annotations in Python 2, there's this hack:

On Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 8:28 AM, Thomas Güttler <guettliml at thomas-guettler.de
> wrote:

> Based on the thead "Better type hinting" here are new questions:
> We have: PEP 484, Python2, the standard library and a dream called "type
> hinting".
> Is it possible to get type hinting for the standard library of Python2?
> If not, how to get type hinting for the standard library of Python3?
> What can students with some spare time do, to improve the current
> situation?
> Regards,
>   Thomas Güttler
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