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Stdlib, what's in, what's out


On 19/09/2017 09:05, Stefan Behnel wrote:
> The stdlib is there to provide a base level of functionality. That base
> level tends to be much higher up than in most other programming languages,
> but from the point of view of Python, it's still just a base level, however
> comfortable it might be.
> 
> If you need specific features, more speed, can't live with a certain API or
> feel that you are wasting too much developer time by doing something the
> way you always did it, search PyPI for something "better" by your own
> definition at a given time.
> 
> If you can live with what the stdlib provides, stick to it. Keeping foreign
> dependencies low is also "better" in some cases.

Nice summary.

TJG