[Distutils] Announcing the 'Distribute' project

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 22:44:19 CEST 2009

On 2009-07-16 15:29, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Jul 16, 2009, at 4:21 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>> At 10:29 AM 7/16/2009 -0400, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>>> One thing I'd like to see for this new project is more built-in
>>> support for the popular revision control systems.
>> Arguably, the existing built-in support is a bug that should be fixed.
>> If SVN support was a plug-in, it could be more easily fixed when stuff
>> changes.
> Using a plugin for this is still a pain, but revision control parity
> would still be a good thing, whether that argues for inclusion or
> exclusion in the core.

I suspect one could have implementations in the core that could be overridden by 
plugins. Then you can have the best of both worlds at the cost of some 
additional complexity.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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