[Distutils] PEP 376 - .egg-info directory name separator
sridharr at activestate.com
Thu Jun 18 22:27:47 CEST 2009
While I was reading this PEP, I noticed that it suggests the '-'
character as separator (between name, version, etc..) .. naturally
introducing '_' *within* names and versions.
This decision looks odd to me, as several package systems I know of use
the '_' character as seperator. In Debian,
Besides, it is very common for Python packages to use '-' in their names
instead of '_'.
[.. pypimirror]$ ls | grep "_" | wc -l
[.. pypimirror]$ ls | grep "-" | wc -l
Why not use '_' as separator?
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