[Distutils] RFC: Updating PEP 345
jim at zope.com
Sat Apr 11 14:27:59 CEST 2009
On Apr 11, 2009, at 8:20 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
> Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>> I don't think it's a good idea to have a different name in PKG-INFO
>> and in the arguments to describe
>> the same element. we should have the same name everywhere for
>> consistency at the end.
>> I don't see anything wrong about adding a simple deprecation warning
>> here, It won't happen again
>> for quite a while.
>> Distutils already had some argument name changes like that for
>> backward compatiblity (licence<->license) but they were not
>> displaying any warning.
> What would be the problem with having both sets work and not
> deprecate either? (ie: make them synonyms of each other?)
It violates toowtdi.
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