[Python-ideas] Moving typing out of the stdlib in Python 3.7?

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Sun Nov 5 09:47:19 EST 2017

Le 05/11/2017 à 14:30, Paul Moore a écrit :
> On 5 November 2017 at 10:48, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
>> On Sun, 5 Nov 2017 13:46:59 +1000
>> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> * ensurepip gains the ability to also install bundled wheel files
>> Why? Why wouldn't you put the wheel directly in site-packages on
>> install?
> I'm not quite sure what you mean? It needs to be "installed", in the
> sense of being unpacked into site-packages, and the ensurepip
> mechanism is already able to do that for pip and setuptools, so adding
> an extra wheel to install wouldn't be too hard.

Ok, perhaps my question wasn't quite clear.  Are you suggesting that
people have to run "python -m ensurepip typing" after they installed
Python?  Or would the typing module be importable as soon as you have an
installed Python, like stdlib modules are?



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