[Distutils] PEP 345 - 3 new fields

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 18:04:04 CET 2009


On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Benji York <benji at zope.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip a reiteration of the perceived benefits]
>
>> So I guess you are also against the addition of "Repository-URL" and
>> "Bug-Tracker-URL" too ?
>> Since those can be links in the long_description as well.
>
> I am.
>
> Don't get me wrong, I don't think these proposals will kill kittens or
> anything, it's just that every addition has a cost.  I (apparently) see
> that cost as being higher than others do, therefore I feel the small
> benefit is swamped by the cost.

What is the cost you are seeing in having new additional fields ?

Existing projects can leave everything in their long_description if
they want, nothing is lost.


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