[Distutils] Finishing PEP 345
dsdale24 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 16:08:58 CET 2009
On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Darren Dale <dsdale24 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> While PEP 386 is waiting to be accepted in python-dev, I'd like to
>> finish PEP 345 so we can propose it right after PEP 386 is (hopefully)
>> The remaining point I can see is about : Repository-URL,
>> Repository-Browse-URL, Bug-Tracker-URL.
>> As Ian suggested I propose to change these three fields to:
>> Project-URL (multiple-use) :
>> A string containing an URL for the project and a label for it.
>> separated by a comma
>> Bug Tracker, http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issues/
>> This field, like Requires-Dist, can be present multiple times. The
>> label of the URL is preferrably unique
>> but there will be no control of this unicity. Although the label is
>> limited to 32 signs so the developer stay concise.
>> The URL is a valid browsable URL. (http/ftp/https).
>> PyPI could then use these URLs on the project page like this:
>> <a href="http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issues/">Bug Tracker</a>
>> Any thoughts ?
> I have a question about fields being present multiple times. Should
> the format be compatible with ConfigParser? I don't think ConfigParser
> knows how to handle this situation.
Sorry, I think I confused this with declaring metadata in setup.cfg (PEP 390).
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