[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] setuptools or PyPI problem...?

Richard Jones richardjones at optushome.com.au
Sat Sep 24 04:45:21 CEST 2005

On Sat, 24 Sep 2005 10:10 am, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> Okay, so I still don't understand why this requires "changing Python
> itself".  Could you explain?

Distutils metadata capture is implemented in the Python core. We would want to 
implement any name restrictions there, surely? Otherwise people only get an 
error when attempting to use setuptools or register with PyPI, which would be 
just annoying.

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