[Distutils] Splitting metadata from setup.py in distutils..

Sebastien Binet seb.binet at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 09:19:05 CEST 2009


On Thursday 13 August 2009 01:34:21 David Lyon wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 19:21:45 -0400, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> > Oh for Guido's sake, can we please not use XML?  I'd much prefer a
> > human-friendly format ;)
>
> xml is a human friendly format providing that it stays 'simple'.
>
> The advantage of xml in this instance is that the purpose of the file
> is immediately obvious to newcomers ie "setup.py + setup.xml". Whereas
> other extensions are less clear.

what's wrong with setup.json ?
that's a tad friendlier than setup.xml.

cheers,
sebastien.
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