[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] People want CPAN :-)

David Lyon david.lyon at preisshare.net
Mon Nov 16 01:08:52 CET 2009


On Mon, 16 Nov 2009 01:07:20 +0100, Paul Boddie <paul at boddie.org.uk> wrote:
>> The question that's on my mind here, and which I haven't really seen a
>> solid answer to in the various threads, is which parts of CPAN people
>> seem to want. The original post mainly seemed to be concerned with
>> saying "install this" and having it automagically work, dependencies
>> and all, which is much less a PyPI issue and much more a "sort out the
>> packaging and installation tools" issue than a PyPI issue.

I think the general jist of the original "People want CPAN" post by
Guido was just a request for a smoother user experience for users.

Of course, CPAN isn't perfect. And dependencies are just one issue.

I agree with your points on windows users having admin access. It is
a little strange.


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