[Distutils] RFC : PEP 376 - egg.info

Hanno Schlichting hannosch at hannosch.eu
Mon May 4 19:42:48 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 6:12 PM, Floris Bruynooghe
> <floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok then, we will have to provide extra documentation to make people
> understand that the '.egg-info' directory has absolutely nothing to do
> with egg-the-format
> but is rather a metadata container.

> So removing the 'egg' part of 'egg-info' seemed natural to me at this point.

That seems reasonable to me. Just name it something a little more
verbose, like pkg-info or metadata or whatever it actually is that it

And since this is such a wonderful bikeshed opportunity, I'd suggest you
just pick whatever concept-neutral name you personally like the best ;)


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