[Distutils] SETUPTOOLS - Loading Eggs which do not have an egg_info

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Dec 8 18:45:14 CET 2006

At 03:35 PM 12/8/2006 +0200, Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
>Possibly the class should be named "pkg_resources.Egg" or
>"pkg_resources.EggDistribution" in order to become more descriptive.

No.  It's also used to track source distributions being downloaded from 
PyPI, and even .win32.exe distributions.  It's not limited to eggs alone, 
nor to any one format even of eggs.

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