Modules for inclusion in standard library?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Jul 2 21:43:51 CEST 2005

"Colin J. Williams" <cjw at> wrote in message 
news:gaxxe.15816$mK5.1126958 at
>Isn't this where the discussion should start?  There should be some
>general policy guiding the types of modules which should be in the
>standard library.

A couple of times, Guido has given his general policy as generally useful; 
best-of-breed, tested and accepted by the community; and backed by a 
developer who will adapt it and its doc up to stdlib standards (if 
necessary) and commit to maintainence for a few years.

Terry J. Reedy

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