On Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:10:59 +0100 Michael Foord firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On 06/04/2011 15:26, Nick Coghlan wrote:
On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Glenn Lindermanvemail@example.com wrote:
With more standardization of versions, should the version module be promoted to stdlib directly?
When Tarek lands "packaging" (i.e. what distutils2 becomes in the Python 3.3 stdlib), the standardised version handling will come with it.
On 4/5/2011 11:52 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
DEFAULT_VERSION_RE = re.compile(r'(?P<version>\d+\.\d(?:\.\d+)?)') __version__ = pkgutil.get_distribution('elle').metadata['version']
I really dislike this way of specifying the version. For a start it is really ugly.
Agreed, it is incredibly obscure and unpleasantly opaque.