[Distutils] Setuptools roundup emails (was: Re: [issue89] easy_install silently drop symlinks when auto-extracting tarball source distributions)

Floris Bruynooghe floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 13:15:52 CET 2009

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 10:50:55AM +0000, Paul Moore wrote:
> Sorry, that was meant to go to the list, not as a personal comment to Tarek.
> 2009/11/2 Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com>:
> > 2009/11/2 Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>:
> > (original quote here from PJE)
> >>>> (Personally, I like them just fine where
> >>>> they are.  Among other things it makes it easy for someone to answer the
> >>>> ticket via email, which is one of the reasons I asked for it to be set
> >>>> up this way in the first place.)
> >>
> >> I don't remember you asking in Distutils-SIG to the people if they
> >> were OK with that.
> >
> > Can we please avoid this flaring up into another Tarek vs PJE fight?
> >
> > FWIW, I'm mildly annoyed by setuptools tracker emails appearing here,
> > but I live with it. I suggest others do the same.

FWIW I'd be +1 on moving the setuptool tracker emails elsewhere.  I
just always assumed there was some secret cabal agreement on them
being here, but apparently not.  ;-)

OTOH I'm pretty used to ignoring threads that don't interest me.  :-)


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