[Distutils] "just use debian"

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Sep 30 17:55:06 CEST 2008

Tarek Ziade wrote:
> For KGS I agree that this is a big work, but there's the need to work at 
> a higher level that in your package

Why? You really need to explain to me why the dependency information in 
each of the packages isn't enough?

> Python frameworks are exploding in a myriad of packags : a Python 
> instalation needs to  handle up to a hundreds of public packages now to 
> run a plone site for example

Yes, Plone and Zope both got the wrong end of the stick by making 
myriads of eggs rather than a few big ones...


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