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

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Mon Nov 6 11:51:33 EST 2017

On 11/06/2017 06:48 AM, brent bejot wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Gyro Funch wrote:

>> Would this mean that other packages in the stdlib with development
>> cycles faster than those of python could use the same bundling
>> mechanism?
> This is pretty much how I thought things worked for all built-in packages until this thread came up.  Is there any
> reason to not do this for all of stdlib?

Yes.  Stability is probably the first (knowing what is support in a particular version).  Second would be that nearly 
all modules in the stdlib are stable and don't need frequent updates -- in fact, I suspect typing is the only exception.


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