[Catalog-sig] egg_info in PyPI

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Sep 20 22:16:43 CEST 2010

> I think most of the response was targeted at the EGG-INFO
> meta-data format, not the information itself.

My impression was otherwise: several posters clearly indicated
that they don't want exposition of this information (in whatever
form), as they expected it would hinder adoption of PEP 345.

> If you look at the above mess of upper- and lower-case filenames,
> files which only serve as marker and others having actual
> content, different content types, etc. I think it's clear
> that using this particular format is not a good idea.
> We can do better :-)

Unfortunately, it seems, not with the data available.


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