[Distutils] python v. perl - cpan v. pypi
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Sep 30 17:21:43 CEST 2008
> Now, with python there's the general ethos:
> There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it.
> And with perl there's the general ethos:
> There's more than one way to do it
> Anyone who's written extensive amounts of code in both languages will know
> that the latter ethos does cause major problems in practice.
> However for packaging, with python the rule is
> * "There's more than one way to do it"
> And for perl the rule is:
> * Use CPAN
> I've always found this difference amusing,
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