Another minor nit: the 2.3.1 .tgz file contains the CVS/ subdirectories. This doesn't actually hurt anything, though, just cluttering up the tree a bit.
Was it not made with cvs export?
Ouch. Isn't this in the PEP? The CVS directories *do* hurt, IMO (by confusing people).
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