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Re: when and why did python(-minimal) become essential?

On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 04:16:20PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Matt Zimmerman:
> > One of the appealing things about the Python language is their "batteries
> > included" philosophy: users can assume that the standard library is
> > available, documentation and examples are written to the full API, etc.
> Would this really be a problem if the minimal Python implementation
> does not install an interpreter under /usr/bin?

I cannot speak on behalf of upstream on this point; I can only summarize our
previous discussions.

 - mdz

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