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

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 14:00:23 EST 2017

On 5 November 2017 at 18:40, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> I think typing shouldn't require any extra typing (ha) on Unix either.
> I don't remember what the rationale was for having to type
> "python -m ensurepip" to get pip installed, but typing is just a
> library, not an executable tool that may be able to mess with the
> system state, so I don't think it's worthwhile introducing an extra
> step for it.

Yes, I agree. I didn't realise that "give me pip" was an extra step on
Unix. I don't know what the arguments for doing it like that on Unix
were, but they certainly don't seem to apply to typing.


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