[Distutils] A tale of two conventions: Incompatibility of version comparison semantics

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 15:31:10 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Jean-Paul Calderone<exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
>> Forgive me for saying so, but this looks strongly like abandoning the
>> criterion of “make it easier for distributors than it is at present”.
> By having this standard, distributors do have an easier time.  They can
> transform these version numbers automatically, just as they do many other
> things to upstream packages automatically to turn them into a distro
> package.
> So no, the goal of making it easier for distributors is not being
> abandoned.


let's not forget that this proposal will provide a standard for people to ve

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