[Distutils] licenses for ez_setup and virtual_python

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 27 20:20:30 CEST 2007

At 04:27 AM 9/26/2007 -0400, Chris McDonough wrote:
>We'd like to distribute ez_setup.py and virtual_python.py with a good
>number of our packages.  I suspect ez_setup.py is licensed under the
>same dual ZPL/PSF license as is setuptools.  I'm not sure how
>virtual_python.py is licensed (I got it from From http://
>I'd like to do the right thing for licensing and attribution.  What
>would the authors of these packages like to see as far as attribution
>and licensing artifacts in packages that include them?

ez_setup is under the ZPL/PSF, while virtual-python is public domain 
as far as I'm concerned.

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