[Catalog-sig] "python 2 only" classifier
ubershmekel at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 14:50:50 CET 2011
I'm not sure this is the case, but easy_install/pip should check if
the package is python 3 compatible or not before installing. To quote
If a package is Python 3 compatible, or has a Python 3
version/port/alternative distribution, shouldn't "The Python Package
Index" reflect the truth?
On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13 December 2011 13:24, Yuval Greenfield <ubershmekel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On 13 December 2011 10:29, Yuval Greenfield <ubershmekel at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Toshio Kuratomi is correct:
>> >> > Additionally, I'm not certain of the use case cited. Isn't the
>> >> > utility
>> >> > of
>> >> > a site like http://python3wos.appspot.com/ in seeing which popular or
>> >> > widely depended upon packages have no python3 version? With that in
>> >> > mind,
>> >> > the listing on that page wouldn't seem to depend on whether a
>> >> > package's
>> >> > author intends to port to python3.
>> > unittest2 has a Python 3 port: unittest2py3k
>> > docutils is also Python 3 compatible (since version 0.6), even if
>> > they're
>> > not using the trove classifier.
>> My initial response was to remove modules that had python 3
>> equivalents on the wall. This makes sense for eg setuptools and jinja
>> as it wouldn't be accurate to give them a double green listing and
>> skew the percentage.
>> Packages that have a single listing on the top 200 and have a python 3
>> equivalent I should mark as green. I guess the best solution would be
>> to consolidate these packages. I'll work on it.
>> Concerning docutils, I sent an email to Lea Wiemann
>> (LeWiemann at gmail.com) and am cc-ing David Goodger for the trove
>> classifier though I don't think I can be held responsible for this
> What do you mean by held responsible? If a package is Python 3 compatible,
> or has a Python 3 version/port/alternative distribution, shouldn't "wall of
> shame" (I *really* dislike the name for what it's worth and cringe every
> time I write it) reflect the truth?
> All the best,
>> Yuval Greenfield
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