[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] We need to make a decision wrt distribution names
jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 24 18:57:01 CEST 2007
On Jul 24, 2007, at 12:49 PM, Stephen Waterbury wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> Does anyone know if there are existing rules for package names? I
>> can't find them if there are. ...
> Well, there is PEP 8, which has this to say on the subject:
> "Package and Module Names
> "Modules should have short, all-lowercase names. Underscores
> can be used in the module name if it improves readability.
> Python packages should also have short, all-lowercase names,
> although the use of underscores is discouraged."
Doh, I was sloppy in my terminology. I should have said "distribution
name". We're talking about the names used in PyPI, the Python
Distribution index. ;) Also the value passed to the "name" argument
Sorry for the confusion. :)
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