On Jul 11, 2013, at 9:33 AM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore@gmail.com> wrote:

The pip executable script/wrapper currently uses setuptools entry points and wrapper scripts. I'm not a fan of those, so I'd be happy to see the change you suggest, but OTOH they have been like that since long before I was involved with pip, and I have no idea if there are reasons they need to stay that way.

Typically the reasoning is because of the .exe wrapper.

Donald Stufft
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