[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] We need to make a decision wrt distribution names

Stephen Waterbury waterbug at pangalactic.us
Wed Jul 25 04:56:03 CEST 2007

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 09:56 PM 7/24/2007 -0400, Stephen Waterbury wrote:
>> I thought the point was to come up with a new distribution naming
>> convention,
> Nope, just clarify the rules for *distinguishing* projects by name -- 
> a much less ambitious goal, since it's pretty easy to do with little 
> or no impact on existing projects.
> A new naming convention isn't in scope, since it would require a 
> "boil the ocean" renaming effort to implement, assuming you could get 
> everyone to agree in the first place.

Indeed.  Boiling the ocean will have to wait.  I still think putting
multiple top-level packages in a single installable is a mistake.  ;)


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