[Distutils] Adding entry points into Distutils ?
doug.hellmann at gmail.com
Wed May 6 16:59:23 CEST 2009
On May 5, 2009, at 10:50 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
> At 12:03 PM 5/6/2009 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
>> I don't see any advantage, in the context of this discussion, to
>> having an additional, incompatible naming for full-path-to-a-class.
> Setuptools doesn't limit an entry point to being a class, function,
> or other top-level name within a module. It can be a method of a
> class, or an attribute of an attribute. The ':' removes any
> ambiguity as to which part of the name is the module, and which
> parts are attributes within that module.
Is that level of complexity useful in practice? I can understand how
it came to be implemented, but is it actually used by any projects?
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