On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 2:36 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
ISTM that some important information and some elaboration is missing from PEP 425.
The PEP is currently silent on how exactly these "compatibility tags" are combined with the package name, and the file extension. This should be specified, and preferably some examples be given.
Wheel specifies how it uses the tags. You have to strip the known extension from the filename. I can include its example "this is how a particular file format uses the tags" in the pep. It is name-version-tag-tag-tag.ext with all - folded to _