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[Python-Dev] Inclusion of lz4 bindings in stdlib?

On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 at 15:52, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 09:36:51AM -0500, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> > - stdlib modules become a permanent maintenance burden to CPython core developers.
>    Add ditributions maintainers here.

Well, given that "you shouldn't use pip install on your
distribution-installed Python", I'm not sure that's as clear cut a
factor as it first seems. Yes, I know people should use virtual
environments, or use "--user" installs, but distributions still have a
maintenance burden providing distro-packaged modules, whether they are
in the stdlib or not. If unittest were removed from the stdlib, I'd
confidently expect that distributions would still provide a
python3-unittest package, for example...