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[Python-Dev] PEP czar for PEP 3144?


On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 16:27, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
>> Should it be net.ipaddress instead of just ipaddress?
>>
>> Somewhat nested is better than fully flat.
>
> IMHO, nesting without a good, consistent, systematic categorization
> leads to very unpleasant results (e.g. "from urllib.request import
> urlopen").
>
> Historically, our stdlib has been flat and I think it should stay so,
> short of redoing the whole hierarchy.
>
> (note this has nothing to do with the possible implementation of
> modules as packages, such as unittest or importlib)

I thought Python 3 already came with a net package, but apparently
that plan has long been discarded. So I retract my suggestion.

Cheers,

Dirkjan