[Distutils] Distutils functionality questions/clarifications...

David Lyon david.lyon at preisshare.net
Wed Jun 3 00:33:11 CEST 2009

On Tue, 2 Jun 2009 15:58:33 +0100, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/2 David Lyon <david.lyon at preisshare.net>:
>>>>  3) windows installers for packages - can we kill them? or
>>>>    how do we move to something better...
>>> What do you mean by "killing them" ?
>> Remove from circulation.
> Seems a bit drastic, given that very many people rely on them... What
> do you propose to replace them with?

Let me clarify it...

Installers for Apllications imho are just fine.. because users expect

but installers for what are essentially data files .. python packages
is imho not right.

It's best done through pypi....

and a Package Manager haha


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