On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 12:38 PM, Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com> wrote: > A deployed Python distribution generally has .pyc files for all of the > standard library. I don't think people want to lose the ability to > call help(), and unless I'm misunderstanding, that requires > docstrings. So this will mean twice as many files and twice as many > file-open calls to import from the standard library. What will be the > impact on startup time?
What about instead of separate files turning the single file into a pseudo-zip file containing all of the proposed files, and provide a simple tool for removing whatever parts you don't want? -- Zach _______________________________________________ Python-ideas mailing list Pythonfirstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-ideas Code of Conduct: http://python.org/psf/codeofconduct/