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Re: Python modules for every supported version

* Matt Zimmerman (mdz@debian.org) [040616 23:40]:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 10:34:33AM +0200, Fabio Tranchitella wrote:

> > My conclusion is that there are a lot of modules which are not versioned
> > and are available only for particular versions of python without
> > motivation. IMHO, can be very useful if every maintaner have to package
> > versioned python modules. I know people who use python2.1 or python2.2
> > and I think Debian should think also about them.
> > 
> > What about the policy? Is there something which suggests to do this?
> > What do you thing about my proposal?
> I still do not see why supporting N versions of Python should require N+1
> binary packages (or even N).  Why can't they be byte-compiled after
> installation for all available versions of Python?

Even more, it's technically not necessary to do a byte-compilation.
Byte-compilation is just for speed-up, not for usability.

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