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On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 6:25 PM Jeroen Demeyer <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
> > Isn't it useful to avoid accidental change while open files with editor for just reading?
>
> Why would that argument apply to a binary file (and only to binary files)?

I didn't notice it's used only for binary libraries.

> > Is there any real world problem about read-only library?
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> It makes it slightly harder to remove a Python installation. Depending on the OS, you'll get a failure or require some additional confirmation.

Make sense.

> Furthermore, it's very non-standard. Even if that's not a problem by itself, Python should just install things in the standard way.

It's not true if there are some merits and there are no real problem.
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