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> > collections is one of those modules everyone will use in their code.
> 
> Simply untrue, and definitely not in every program. It is also
> irrelevant for bringing up the interactive interpreter, where there
> initially is no user code and which should happen as fast as possible.

I don't think a 50ms startup time is a problem for the interactive
interpreter. Of course, it will be more noticeable on very slow
machines.

> I also doubt IDLE uses collections to bring up its shell window.

The collections module appeared in 2.4; antiquated code might indeed not
know about it ;)
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