[Distutils] Version numbers for module distributions
Fred L. Drake
Fred L. Drake, Jr." <email@example.com
Thu, 10 Dec 1998 14:53:29 -0500 (EST)
Greg Stein writes:
> People will use whatever practices they want. Many people do not have
> software engineering degrees (heck, many don't even have degrees!). If
> you organize distutils such that you require a change on their part,
> they'll simply ignore distutils. Back to .tar.gz files.
I don't think .tar.gz went anywhere. Are we supposed to be doing a
new archive format as well? I don't see any point.
> I believe that you cannot attempt to enforce much policy on the coders.
> Some, sure. But pick your fights.
Gosh, that's what we say about dealing with kids, too! ;-)
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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