[Catalog-sig] PyPI naming policy changes
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Mon May 12 18:25:33 CEST 2008
At 05:54 PM 5/12/2008 +0200, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> > Probably the test you want here is:
> > safe_name(filename).startswith(safe_name(project_name))
>So what's to_filename then for?
It's used by setuptools to name files in a way that's unambiguous as
to which parts mean what.
> Also, is it allowed for the
>distribution's name to be all-lowercase, when the PyPI package name
Yes... sorry, I left that out of the above... it should be
filename.lower() and project_name.lower(). Setuptools processes
project names and version numbers case-insensitively.
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