[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] Merge catalog-sig and distutils-sig

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Fri Mar 29 20:43:06 CET 2013

On Mar 29, 2013, at 3:40 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 7:47 PM, Richard Jones <richard at python.org> wrote:
>> On 29 March 2013 14:45, Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
>>> If we leave the main list the 'distutils-sig', and just announce that
>>> 'catalog-sig' is retired, folks who want to follow the new list just
>>> switch over.  All the archives (mailman / gmane / etc.) stay valid, but
>>> the list goes into moderated mode.
>> Whoever has the power to do this, do it please.
> +1
> distutils-sig it is. We're expanding the charter to "the distutils
> standard library module, the Python Package Index and associated
> interoperabilty standards", but that's a lot easier than forcing
> everyone to rewrite their mail filters.
> Besides, it's gonna be a *long* time before the default build system
> in the standard library is anything other than distutils. Coupling the
> build system to the language release cycle has proven to be a *bad
> idea*, because the addition of new platform support needs to happen in
> a more timely fashion than language releases. The incorporation of pip
> bootstrapping into 3.4 will also make it a lot easier to recommend
> more readily upgraded alternatives.
> Cheers,
> Nick.
> -- 
> Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia
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Sounds good to me, whoever please to doing the needful.

Donald Stufft
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