Re: when and why did python(-minimal) become essential?
On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 02:05:40PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 03:34:58PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > If we followed the same method for python-base, then we would
> > >
> > > a) instroduce python-base iff we had some package(s) written in python
> > > that we wanted in the base system (apt-listchanges comes to mind)
> > > b) include only the modules needed by the package(s).
> > Please don't do this; it implies that python-minimal would be part of base,
> > but not full python, and this is something that python upstream explicitly
> > objects to.
> It implies no such thing.
If you won't acknowledge that, then know that upstream also object to the
name "python-base" for something which has a stripped-down standard library.