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Turns out the formatter module isn't really used by anyone. Pydoc uses it, but it could easily use textwrap. Searching on Github shows a usage by someone who simply re-exposes it as part of their own public API but has no actual usage themselves (https://github.com/search?q=%22import+formatter%22&ref=searchresults&type=Code and https://github.com/search?q=%22from+formatter%22&type=Code&ref=searchresults) . A Google search only turns up references in books (https://www.google.ca/search?{google:acceptedSuggestion}oq=%22import+formatter%22&{google:instantFieldTrialGroupParameter}sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=%22import+formatter%22&qscrl=1#bav=on.2,or.r_cp.r_qf.&fp=7bfd11bde90d01cb&q=%22import+formatter%22+OR+%22from+formatter%22&qscrl=1).

The attached patch deprecated formatter for removal in Python 3.6.
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