"Fred L. Drake, Jr." wrote:
Rene Liebscher wrote:
May be distutils should accept both, foo-bar and foo_bar. It is not to hard to change it, lets see what is Gregs opinion.
M.-A. Lemburg writes:
Would be easier to understand, I guess.
Wouldn't it be easiest to understand if it just used the hyphen in both places? The underscore is a programmers' character, not meant for end users!
I guess it would break existing setup.cfg files, but having both and just documenting one (the hyphen version) should "fix" this for future setup.cfg writers ;-)