[Distutils] 70 packages in total use setuptools' "extras" feature

Fred Drake fdrake at acm.org
Thu Dec 3 19:10:42 CET 2009

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 1:05 PM, kiorky <kiorky at cryptelium.net> wrote:
> I know at least one package not in your list: zope.component [1].

Indeed.  Many z3c.* and zope.* packages provide extras that aren't
referenced by other packages directly, but are referenced from
buildout configurations or similar.

It would be interesting to have a good way to judge the uptake for
this feature, but I'm afraid this measure says little beyond "they are


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
"Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." --Henry Miller

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