[Distutils] RFC : PEP 376 - egg.info

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue May 5 00:26:43 CEST 2009

2009/5/4 P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com>:
> At 06:31 PM 5/4/2009 +0200, Tarek Ziadé 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.
> On the contrary; .egg-info *is* an egg format; see the EggFormats
> documentation.

Sorry, when I said "egg-the-format" I was talking about  ".egg"  the directory:

"directory or zipfile containing the project's code and resources,
along with an EGG-INFO subdirectory that contains the project's

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