[Distutils] Random bits

James C. Ahlstrom jim@interet.com
Thu, 02 Dec 1999 09:34:54 -0500

Greg Stein wrote:

> I'd rather see a bare-ass simple mechanism that solves the 80% case and
> tell the other 20% to go write their own (I might actually use stronger
> terms for those 20% people :-). Anybody can figure out bare-ass simple and
> use it. They can also figure out how to extend it for their particularly
> whacky situation.
> But... IMO... and I don't expect others to share that view or to code that
> view :-)

I agree completely.  And in addition it is a Python promotion
issue to have the 80% simple solution too.