[Distutils] PEP 345 - 3 new fields
benji at zope.com
Tue Dec 1 16:27:34 CET 2009
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 10:11 AM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> The value I see in that field is that:
> - it helps developers structurize a bit their project description.
> e.g. letting them separate
> the Description of the package from the changelog if any.
Package creators can already do this by including a link to the change
log if they so choose.
> - it will let PyPI separate the front page of the project from its
> changelog, e.g. in this page:
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zc.buildout, instead of having the
> changelog here, it could be a link
> to another page for the project.
Again, package creators can already do this.
> How does that sounds ?
I don't understand the value of this proposal.
We don't need more overhead for package authors to wade through, even if
they end up ignoring it. No... *especially* if they end up ignoring it.
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