[Distutils] Distutils work, roadmap
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 11:21:37 CEST 2009
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM, David Lyon <david.lyon at preisshare.net> wrote:
> I wouldn't take "feedback" as all bad....
> Indirectly, it seems like you are telling people not to report their
> experience. Indirectly, it seems like you are discouraging thinking
> about what could be done to improve things.
I am encouraging people to work with the people that have started
to work on various topics durong Pycon
> Here, we have a popular saying "Nothing ever gets fixed if people
> don't complain."
> A roadmap is a good idea...
> I think distutils needs one...
The rough roadmap was expressed during pycon
main page : http://wiki.python.org/moin/Distutils
- have a standard version comparison API -
- standardize egg-info: http://wiki.python.org/moin/Distutils/StandardizeEggInfo
- finalize the new PEP 345 - http://wiki.python.org/moin/Distutils/Metadata
- work on the static metadata concept -
- work on extendding commands -
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 09:34:06 +0200, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>
>> Remainder about Distutils:
>> - we did a summit at Pycon about distutils
>> - some people started to work on various tasks (PEPs, etc)
>> Can everyone here who says "distutils sucks" "setuptools sucks",
>> "let's rewrite them from scratch" hear that:
>> Just join the work in progress, help on the PEP, uses cases, and stop
>> whining about the situation !!!!
>> Thank you
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