[Distutils] PEP 345 - 3 new fields

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Dec 2 10:37:46 CET 2009

Eric Smith wrote:
>> Having the option to put a url in a standard field would encourage 
>> people to just put a link to the changelog.
> Why does it need to be in a standard field? 

The same reason we have standard metadata fields like homepage, etc: so 
users of PyPI get a consistent location in which to find the information 
they're looking for, no matter who the package author is or how they 
choose to layout their long_description.


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