I'm thinking seriously about writing a Product to provide collections of Python functions defined by a single source text -- PythonLibraries. This would *not* be the same as Zope 3's persistent modules, although it would provide some of the same benefits.
Here's the README.txt:
The Python Libraries Product provides support for collections of restricted Python code. A Python Library is similar to a Folder full of Python-based Scripts, except that the functions in the Library are more like ordinary Python functions than Scripts, and a single persistent global variable namespace is shared among the functions in the Library.
So AFAICT it's a convenience which allows you (a) to keep related functions together; and (b) to store local variables in a convenient place. It definitely sounds useful but also a lot of work for something it's possible to manage without quite easily at the moment..?
Could you provide a brief summary of why this is better than a folder of python scripts? Perhaps a use case which illustrates the problems of the current way of doing things?
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