[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] packaging terminology confusion

Brad Allen bradallen137 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 22:57:22 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 3:51 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:

> I don't think we need to change anything - most Python software
> components come as Python packages nowadays, so the terminology
> 'package' we've used all these years is correct.

Do you mean only 'package' in the sense of an __init__.py container,
or in the sense of a setup.py container? Both usages have been in use
for years, but only the __init__.py package was formally recognized.

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