[Catalog-sig] Package Quality Measurement for packages on Pypi

James Bennett ubernostrum at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 22:14:15 CET 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Sridhar Ratnakumar
<sridharr at activestate.com> wrote:
> 7) Import itself in setup.py (foo-0.1.tar.gz/setup.py has "import foo" --
> and that in turns imports uninstalled deps)

Although that's not *always* a problem, and so I'd be wary of
automatically flagging it. Django's setup.py, for example, does an
import from Django, but only to get a function which outputs a version
number for packaging (and which lives in Django itself since it's used
in various places).

"Bureaucrat Conrad, you are technically correct -- the best kind of correct."

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