[Distutils] Installing scripts

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 02:16:50 EDT 2004

[Bob Kimble]
> I get the "#! gibberish." What in the heck are "editor turds?"

Embedded-in-the-file gibberish for the benefit of emacs or vi (Emacs
local mode, tab settings, whatever).  This even infects the Python
PEPs, which typically end with a control character and

Local Variables:
mode: indented-text
indent-tabs-mode: nil

Storing metadata inside every file is at least as bizarre as
maintaining a database of metadata keyed by file extension.

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