[Distutils] setuptools controversy (was Re: Prototype setuptools-specific PyPI index.)

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Thu Aug 9 02:00:14 CEST 2007

On Jul 23, 2007, at 3:56 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:

> I hope none of the "Zope folks" have said setuptools is evil.  We're
> big fans and are adopting it whole heartedly. We want it to succeed.
> Speaking for myself, I think it would benefit from being simpler. It
> is a lot more complex that I suspect you realize.  Of course, there
> are things I might do differently.  But it is a great accomplishment.
> You should be very proud of it and we are very grateful.

Yes, hooray for setuptools!

I hope that it continues to garner use and support so that it becomes  
a nexus of cooperation among programmers and users.



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