Former list of Python packaging ecosystem discussion; now archived.

This mailing list was originally created to discuss the design and implementation of the distutils standard library module for Python, and then became the "packaging interoperability SIG", where issues that cut across different parts of the Python packaging ecosystem get discussed and resolved.

The list was shut down on January 1 2022. Discussion of packaging issues has moved to the PSF's Discourse instance at

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