[Distutils] automating __version__' ing issues

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed May 16 01:11:16 CEST 2007

At 04:47 PM 5/15/2007 -0500, Robert Kern wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > Reading that page, I'm not sure whether you want a scikits namespace
> > package in the first place. A namespace package is used to group
> > several projects under a single "owner", ala the various zope.* and
> > peak.* and plone.* packages.  However, nobody but Zope Corp. should
> > be releasing a zope.* package, and nobody but me releasing a peak.*
> > one.  The whole point is to "claim" a namespace for packages being
> > released by a single owner - either an organization or umbrella
> > project.  This corresponds to things like the 'org.apache' and
> > 'com.sun' package namespaces in Java - it's just a namespace to allow
> > authors free rein to put whatever modules and packages they like
> > under that namespace.
>This is exactly what we are aiming for. While different people will be
>responsbile for each subpackage, they are all operating under the aegis of the
>scikits infrastructure.

But who adds things to the namespace?  Is there a single organization 
that decides what packages or modules will exist in scikits?

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