[Distutils] wanted: a catalog of setuptools plugins

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Mon Jan 28 15:41:37 CET 2008

Following up to my own post:

On Jan 27, 2008, at 9:17 PM, zooko wrote:

> One idea that I had was to run a query on the Python Package Index
> database to find all packages whose setup.py's define entry points in
> the "distutils.commands" group name.
> Another was to put the word out (i.e. in the setuptools
> documentation) that if your package is a setuptools plugin, that you
> should name your package "setuptools_blah_blah" and register it on
> the Python Package Index.

And this morning I just noticed the "keywords" field in the  
metadata.  Perhaps the setuptools docs could encourage authors of  
setuptools plugins to put the keyword "plugin" into their keywords?



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