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Antoine Pitrou: "That's not really the point. The question is why we should have to maintain this ourselves. It is easy for interested people to maintain their own forks, especially when *removing* stuff."

It's painful to have to maintain downstream patches. Supporting this feature would make Python usable on more platforms.


Marc-Andre Lemburg: "it is possible to compress Python down to just a few MBs: (...)"

Right, that "a few MBs" can be too big on small devices, and it has a price on runtime performance, at least on the boot duration.
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