[Distutils] Pre-pre-PEP: Requirements for the Python BUILDS Specification

Floris Bruynooghe floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 14:12:03 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 08:01:28AM -0400, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Oct 2008 09:57:56 +0200, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
>> Case 2: twisted. Plugins, consisting of a few .py files, are shipped in
>> a plugins/ subdirectory, and its content is dynamically added to
>> sys.path after some sanity checks (which fail when you add namespace
>> packages). The reason is to allow plugins for several incompatible
>> Twisted versions to be installed in the *same* directory. When there are
>> solutions as simple as versioning the plugin directory, I can’t
>> understand how people can think of (and implement) such broken
>> solutions.
> The facts you have presented above are not correct.

It would be helpful if you could correct them in that case.


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