On Jun 15, 2016, at 7:54 PM, Ionel Cristian Mărieș via Distutils-SIG <distutils-sig@python.org> wrote:

A sound argument. However, none of that applies to a Docker image. You'd have a single set of dependencies, so what's the point of using unnecessary tools and abstractions. :-)​

Of course It still applies to Docker. You still have an operating system inside that container and unless you install zero Python using packages from the system then all of that can still conflict with your own application’s dependencies.

Donald Stufft