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

Gyro Funch gyromagnetic at gmail.com
Mon Nov 6 09:21:54 EST 2017

On 11/4/2017 2:22 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 7:05 AM, Nick Coghlan
> <ncoghlan at gmail.com
> <mailto:ncoghlan at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Perhaps typing could switch to being a bundled module, such that it
>     had its own version, independent of the Python standard library
>     version, but was still present by default in new installations?
> This is beginning to sound like the most attractive solution. We
> could possibly do away with typing_extensions. Are there precedents
> of how to bundle a module in this way? Or is it going to be another
> special case like pip?
> -- 
> --Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido <http://python.org/~guido>)

Would this mean that other packages in the stdlib with development
cycles faster than those of python could use the same bundling


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