Well written open source Python apps

Michael Ekstrand mekstran at scl.ameslab.gov
Thu Oct 13 17:29:35 CEST 2005


On Thursday 13 October 2005 09:43, Ben wrote:
> Could anyone suggest an open source project that has particularly
> well written Python?  I am especially looking for code that people
> would describe as "very Python-ic".  (Not trying to start any kind of
> war - just wanted some good examples of a well written Python app to
> read.)

The Python Standard Library. Thousands of lines of quite good Python 
code. It might not use all the latest features, and there might be a 
few dark corners here and there, but it's still solid. And quite easy 
to understand (I had no difficulty understanding and modifying 
httplib).

- Michael



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